This math site has students study exponential growth. Students are provided with two payment options, one cent on the first day, two cents on the second day, and double their salary every day after that for the thirty days, or they can choose exactly one million dollars. Included are two versions, a one page version that has the calculations worked out and a multi-page version that is appropriate for printing so students can use their own calculations. An exponential growth graph, a formula to figure out the total pay, exploration questions, and teacher notes can be found.


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