Close message Scootle maintenance is scheduled to occur on Thursday, 12 December 2019. There could be intermittent downtime for one hour from 2.30 pm to 3.30 pm (AEDT). We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Video Using exponents in real-life contexts

TLF ID S4697

This animated presentation provides four examples of the use of exponential functions to model real-life practical situations. The examples highlight the manipulation of indices (exponents) and the index laws.



Educational details

Educational value
  • The presentation provides clear illustrations of the mathematical modelling process using exponential functions.
  • The pause facility allows students to control the pace of the presentation.
  • Strong links are made with the index laws.
Year level

10

Learning area
  • Mathematics

Other details

Contributors
  • Content provider
  • Name: Curriki
  • Organisation: Curriki
  • Address: Cupertino California 95014 UNITED STATES
  • URL: www.curriki.org
  • Publisher
  • Date of contribution: 2011
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia
  • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
  • Remarks: template
  • Copyright holder
  • Name: HeyMath!
  • Organisation: HeyMath!
  • Address: Chennai 600086 INDIA
  • URL: www.heymath.com
Learning resource type
  • Moving Image
Browsers
  • Firefox - minimum version: 3.0 (MS-Windows)
  • Safari - minimum version: 3.0 (MacOS)
  • ms-internet explorer - minimum version: 7.0 (MS-Windows) - maximum version: 8.0 (MS-Windows)
Operating systems
  • macos - minimum version: X
  • ms-windows - minimum version: XP - maximum version: Vista
Rights
  • © Education Services Australia Ltd 2012, except where indicated otherwise. Resource © HeyMath! This material is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 licence http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/. In essence, you are free to copy, communicate and adapt the material for any purpose, as long as you attribute the author and abide by the other licence terms.