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Mathematics
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    Applications of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

    Applications of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

    In this module we will explore a few applications of exponential and logarithmic functions.

    Review: Solving exponential and logarithmic equations 

    Learning Objectives:

    Applications of Exponential Functions

    • Compound intererst problems - regular compounding and continuous compounding
    • Exponential growth and decay problems
    • Newton's Law of Cooling
    • Logistic Growth Mode.

    Applications of Logarithmic Functions

    • Information Entropy
    • Richter scale for measuring intensity of an earthquake
    • pH level of a solution
    • Sound level measured in decibels