Comparing Linear & Exponential Functions


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Linear functions graph as _____ lines.

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1. Which type of functions increase or decrease by a percent change?

2. In the equation y= (1 + r) x, what does r represent?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet allow you to test what you know about linear and exponential functions. You'll revisit what you know about these functions to be able to compare and contrast them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to review:

  • What the lines of linear and exponential functions look like
  • How each increases or decreases
  • Formula for each type of function

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - see if you can remember what lines look like in linear and exponential functions
  • Distinguishing differences - review what you know about functions to define key differences between linear and exponential functions
  • Knowledge application - revisit what you know about linear and exponential functions to be able to answer questions about the slope of a function

Additional Learning

For more information or a deeper review, check out the lesson, Comparing Linear & Exponential Functions. The lesson covers:

  • The definitions of linear and exponential functions
  • How to find the change or slope of a line in a linear function vs an exponential function
  • Steps for graphing each function
  • The formulas of each function