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Lesson 5-2: Logarithmic Functions


Objective:

The student will be able to graph exponential functions and explore the nature of exponential functions and how they relate to real-world situations.

  1. Move your mouse over the equations to see the graphs - there are log and exponential graphs.
  2. Pay attention to where asymptotes are and whether the graph is showing growth or decay!
  3. Compare the log graphs to the exponential graphs!

Enter values of 2 and 10 raised to a power for x.
You have to click on the entry cell twice to get the applet to start.

 

EDC 1: An online problems with solutions on simplifying log expressions and evaluating logs. EDC 1
EDC 2: An online activity with solutions that guides students to develop the change of base formula. EDC 2

Online Puzzle (Click Button)