Comparing Linear, Quadratic & Exponential Models

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What is the highest exponent in a quadratic model and in a linear model?

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1. What can we say about the exponent in an exponential model?

2. Suppose you just got married, and you are about to toss the bouquet. You throw it up in the air, and it goes higher and higher until it hits a peak, then falls into the eager hands below. Which of the following models would be best to use to model the height of the bouquet with respect to the amount of time it's in the air?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Linear, quadratic, and exponential models are the focus of this quiz and worksheet combination. Questions ask you about the highest exponents in certain models as well as which model would best apply to a given problem.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can expect to see the topics below in the questions of the quiz:

  • The exponents in the exponential model
  • Measuring the height of a tossed bouquet
  • Bacteria population
  • Chocolate production

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - utilize your skills to solve practice problems involving the best model choice
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about exponents
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about the highest exponents in models

Additional Learning

To find out more about the models, open the lesson titled Comparing Linear, Quadratic & Exponential Models. With this, you can check out the following extra topics:

  • Competing in a race
  • GPS signals
  • Parabolas
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