Model growth and decay functions using M&M sweets. Practical exploration of exponential functions with sweeties to eat when your finished! Obtain an equation for your function using the TI83 (guide included) and by algebraic methods. Logs topic.
The M&M Function
Subject Math — Mathematical Functions
Grade Level Grades 9-12
Resource Type Handout
A superb task to investigate exponential functions. Use of M&Ms in the investigation engages pupils and there are thorough notes accompanying the worksheet to help the pupils.
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