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Title: Logarithms and the Richter Scale DOC
Url: http://www.ciese.org/pathways/rwlo/rwlos/4389/RWLO/math.doc
Publisher: Real World Learning Objects (RWLO)
Description: 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 assessment questions for students.
LC Classification: Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra
Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Number theory -- Exponential and character sums
Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Problems, exercises, examinations
Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Mathematics -- Tables -- Logarithms. Tables of mathematical functions
GEM Subject: Mathematics -- Instructional issues
Science -- Earth science
Mathematics -- Algebra
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Exponential functions
Mathematics -- Logarithmic functions
Geography -- Earthquakes
Mathematics -- Algebra
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
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Format: doc
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
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University First Cycle
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2011-01-25 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-12-10 12:09:24 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Staff  Scout Staff
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Resource URL Clicks: 8
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