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Introduction to Exponential Decay
Common Core: F.IF.8b

Introduction to Exponential Decay

Author: Graham Pardun

This lesson will introduce the equation for exponential decay [y = a(1 - r)t].

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What Exponential Decay Is and What the Equation For It Means

In this lesson, I'll introduce the idea of "exponential decay" and how to recognize it, give you a couple of real-world examples, and then explain all the pieces of the equation for exponential decay!