**New Topic:** The Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

By the end of this topic you will be able to:

• recall and use the laws of logarithms

• solve simple exponential and logarithmic equations

• model mathematically situations involving the logarithmic or exponential function

Filed under: Higher | Tagged: exponentials, Higher, logarithms |

Mr H, on Friday 4 March, 2011 at 1:02 said:Friday 4 March, period 5Percentage increase/decrease starter question.

Growth & Decay, reminder on compound interest style calculations from standard grade and discussion.

Complete selected questions from Ex1 (Growth) and Ex2 (Decay)

Mr H, on Sunday 6 March, 2011 at 22:44 said:Monday 7 March, period 1‘e’

Ex3 Q1,2, 5-9

Mr H, on Monday 7 March, 2011 at 23:50 said:Q1-3 covered as part of introduction problem.

Class all completed up to Q8, some also Q9.

Mr H, on Monday 7 March, 2011 at 23:49 said:Tuesday 8 March, period 4Class to work on Unit 3 Practice NAB while I interview remaining pupils for report card/progress check.

Mr H, on Tuesday 8 March, 2011 at 22:30 said:Wednesday 9 March, periods 5 & 6Homework DueLinking the Exponential & logarithmic Function

Starter: What power of 2 = 17, What power of 10 = 29

Ex4 Q1-6

Rules of Logarithms Ex5

Mr H, on Thursday 10 March, 2011 at 9:26 said:Ex4 Q1-5 & Ex5 Q1-4 completed

Mr H, on Thursday 10 March, 2011 at 9:26 said:Thursday 10 March, period 2Solving Exponential Equations

Aim to complete all of Ex6 & 7

Mr H, on Thursday 10 March, 2011 at 23:36 said:Ex6 completed, Ex7 approx 2/3 complete – pupils should finish this Ex.

Mr H, on Thursday 10 March, 2011 at 23:35 said:Friday 11 March, period 5Experiment & Theory Ex8

Using logarithms to determine a function for experimental data.

Mr H, on Sunday 13 March, 2011 at 23:27 said:Monday 14 March, period 1The M&M lesson!

Modeling population growth and decay using M&M’s (or Skittles)

Mr H, on Monday 14 March, 2011 at 12:44 said:That’s all folks!

The last lesson for Higher Maths 2010-11.

I hope you enjoyed the lesson and the sweets!

Can you please complete the decay curve calculations for Friday.

Cheers