Chapter 7

Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

Lessons

Where's the math?

Logarithms provide a way to work with the inverses of exponential functions.

Exponential functions model what some might call "exponential growth", but logarithmic values grow very slowly.

Decibels are logarithms that measure sound.

A few extra decibels can burst your eardrums!

Domains

Linear and Exponential Models

Creating Equations that Describe Numbers

Interpreting Functions

Big Ideas

Modeling

Essential Question: How do you model a quantity that changes regularly over time by the same percentage?

Equivalence

Essential Question: How are exponents and logarithms related?

Function

Essential Question: How are exponential functions and logarithmic functions related?

Remind Stream

Wall of Wisdom