Algebra Applications: Exponential Functions, Segment 3: What Is the Difference between Earthquake Intensity and Magnitude?
An exponential model describes the intensity of an earthquake, while a logarithmic model describes the magnitude of an earthquake. In the process students learn about the inverse of an exponential function.
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|Common Core Standards||CCSS.Math.CONTENT.HSF.LE.A.2|
|Grade Range||6 - 9|
• Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
• Applications of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
• Exponential and Logarithmic Functions and Equations
• Graphs of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
|Keywords||algebra, exponential functions, applications of exponential functions, earthquakes, logarithms, magnitude of an earthquake|