Modeling with exponential functions

4 videos
3 skills
As we'll see in this tutorial, anything from compound interest to radioactive decay can be modeled with exponential functions.

How to solve word problems about exponential growth and decay (examples)

VIDEO 7:21 minutes
Sal solves two word problems: one about a radioactive decay, and the other the exponential growth of a fast-food chain.

How to model a real-world context with a basic exponential function (example)

VIDEO 5:37 minutes
Sal solves a word problem where he models the growth of a speeding ticket fine over time as an exponential function, and then interprets this model.