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Title: Drug Filtering
Url: http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?id=L829
Publisher: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Description: This lesson from Illuminations looks at exponential decay. The example of how kidneys filter blood is used. The material asks students to determine the amount of a drug that remains in the body over a period of time. Students will predict behavior by an exponential decay model and graph an exponential set of data. The lesson is appropriate for grades 9-12 and should require 1 class period to complete.
LC Classification: Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Combinatorics. Combinatorial analysis -- Graph theory
Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Miscellaneous elementary topics, A-Z -- Exponents
Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Problems, exercises, examinations
Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Mathematics -- Instructional issues
Mathematics -- Algebra
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Exponential functions
Mathematics -- Graphs
Mathematics -- Algebra
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Demonstrations
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Format: html
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Audience: Secondary Education
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Language: English
Rights: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-12-06 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-12-03 12:33:28 (W3C-DTF)
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