April 23, 2015

Students develop a general growth/decay rate formula in the context of compound interest.

Students compute future values of investments with continually compounding interest rates.

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.

Use the properties of exponents to transform expressions for exponential functions.