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Exploring Power and Exponential Functions with the Graphing Calculator

Mathematics Teacher article related to this lab:
Rahn, James R. & Barry A. Berndes, Using Logarithms to Explore Power and Exponential Functions, Mar 1994, 161-170

Activity Sheet 1:  Power Function Exploration

Activity Sheet 2:  Exponential Function Exploration

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