8.1 Exponential Growth

What is Exponential Growth?  A real-life example shown below.

Exponential Growth - Ping Pong Ball Experiment

1.  Graphing Exponential Growth Functions.
2.  Difference in growth rates between Exponential and Linear Functions.
The Power of Exponential Growth Video - Watch to see how an item that grows exponentially increases at an amazingly fast rate.

YouTube Video

3.  Compound Interest
Compound Interest Calculator - Go to this link to see how interest is compounded will change your investment. 
Formula for Compound Interest: A = P(1 + r/n)nt
Journal Entry: Describe what an exponential function is and explain the difference in growth between a linear and exponential function.
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