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Paper-folding - Exponential Growth/Percentage Change

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In this activity students are posed a simple question, "How tall will a paper be if it is folded 50 times?" and it is used as a fun way to introduce them to the concepts of growth factors, and percentage change. 

3/2/2015 Trey Cox
HSF-IF.A.2 HSF-IF.B.4 HSF-IF.C.7 HSF-IF.C.7e HSF-IF.C.9 HSF-LE.A.1 HSF-LE.A.1b HSF-LE.A.1c HSF-LE.A.2 HSF-LE.A.3 HSF-LE.B.5 MP.1 MP.3 MP.4 HS Activity

Creating an Exponential Model - The Salary Problem

This video is a short demonstration of how a constant percent change can be represented using an exponential function. The context is an individual is given a salary and gets a 5% annual raise.

3/28/2014 Phillip Clark
HSF-LE.A.1c HSF-LE.A.2 MP.7 HS Video