April 17, 2015

Students compare linear and exponential models by focusing on how the models change over intervals of equal length. Students observe from tables that a function that grows exponentially will eventually exceed a function that grows linearly.

Teacher and Student versions of full lesson from engageNY

- Mathematics > General
- Mathematics > Algebra

- Grade 9
- Grade 10

Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.

Reason abstractly and quantitatively.

Model with mathematics.

Use appropriate tools strategically.

Attend to precision.

Look for and make use of structure.

Calculate and interpret the average rate of change of a function (presented symbolically or as a table) over a specified interval. Estimate the rate of change from a graph.?