# Exponential Growth

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**shannonmorrison**

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** Discipline: **

Math ** Subject: **

Algebra I
** Grade:**

10,11,12

For this assignment we will be looking into how exponential growth relates to population in various countries

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In order to graph an exponential function, you will need to know what the graph looks like. Use the following link to read of how exponential graphs look.http://www.purplemath.com/modules/graphexp3.htm

Use data from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_populationChoose 3 countries to compare their growth in population by graphing. Create a slideshow on Google Slides with 3 exponential graphs, one from each country.Answer the following:1. What aspects make population growth an exponential function?2. What differs about the countries that makes their graph different from each other?

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