Description: In this introductory segment students learn about the great earthquake of 2008 that hit the Sichuan province of China. In the process they learn about how exponential functions provide a good model for describing earthquake intensity.
Grade Range: 6-12, college developmental math
Curriculum Standards: CCSS.Math.Content.HSF-LE.A.1, CCSS.Math.Content.HSF-LE.A.2, CCSS.Math.Content.HSF-LE.A.4
Copyright: ©2011
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