This lesson involves using logarithms as used in the Richter Scale, which identifies the magnitude of earthquakes. The connection between basic exponential and logarithmic functions is emphasized. The activity includes...
How financial institutions use the monthly mortgage payment and mortgage amortization formulas can be a confusing concept to grasp. This lesson asks students to find a current interest mortgage rate for their city and...
This lesson helps students further their understanding of linear functions by applying the material to a real-world example. The class will use data on an airline flight including travel time, ground speed, time...
With this lesson, students will use tables of fees from a few different cell phone providers to create an algebraic expression that reflects billing for services. The example helps students apply algebraic functions to...
Students in need of experience constructing and interpreting statistical graphs will find this exercise useful. The lesson uses data from past presidential elections; students will construct a variety of graphs (bar...
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