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Video Transcript: Algebra Applications: Exponential Functions, Segment 3: What Is the Difference between Earthquake Intensity and Magnitude?

This is the transcript for the video of same title. Video contents: 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 - 12
Curriculum Nodes Algebra
    • Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
        • Applications of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
        • Graphs of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Copyright Year 2011
Keywords exponents, graphs of exponential functions, exponential equations, earthquakes, earthquake intensity, logarithmic functions, algebra resources for teachers, algebra resources for teachers and students, video transcript