Algebra II Module 3, Topic B, Lesson 9

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Student Outcomes

  • Students use logarithms to determine how many characters are needed to generate unique identification numbers in different scenarios.
  • Students understand that logarithms are useful when relating the number of digits in a number to the magnitude of the number and that base 10 logarithms are useful when measuring quantities that have a wide range of values such as the magnitude of earthquakes, volume of sound, and pH levels in chemistry.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
N.Q .2 Define appropriate quantities for the purpose of descriptive modeling.

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