Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Exponential Functions, Segment 4: How Is Earthquake Magnitude Measured?
Description:
This is the transcript for the video of same title. Video contents: An earthquake is an example of a seismic wave. A wave can be modeled with a trigonometric function. Using the TI-Nspire, students link the amplitude to an exponential function to analyze the dramatic increase in intensity resulting from minor changes to magnitude.
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:
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