The Exponential & Logarithmic Function

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

11 Responses

1. Friday 4 March, period 5

Percentage 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)

2. Monday 7 March, period 1

‘e’

Ex3 Q1,2, 5-9

3. Tuesday 8 March, period 4

Class to work on Unit 3 Practice NAB while I interview remaining pupils for report card/progress check.

4. Wednesday 9 March, periods 5 & 6

Homework Due

Linking the Exponential & logarithmic Function

Starter: What power of 2 = 17, What power of 10 = 29
Ex4 Q1-6

Rules of Logarithms Ex5

5. Thursday 10 March, period 2

Solving Exponential Equations

Aim to complete all of Ex6 & 7

6. Friday 11 March, period 5

Experiment & Theory Ex8

Using logarithms to determine a function for experimental data.

7. Monday 14 March, period 1

The M&M lesson!

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

• 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