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Solving Word Problems: Applications of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions (S.O.S. Mathematics)

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Author:Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, Univ. of Texas at El Paso
Description: To solve an exponential or logarithmic word problem, convert the narrative to an equation and solve the equation. Includes discussions of problems dealing with interest rates, mortgages, population, radioactive decay, and earthquakes.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Courses, Problems/Puzzles, Word Problems, Tutorials
Math Topics: Basic Algebra, Exponents/Roots, Logarithms, Functions

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