Unit 1 Exam Resources - Unit 1 Exam Resources Unit 1 Overview(What we have explored during the past unit We started out the semester discussing

Unit 1 Exam Resources - Unit 1 Exam Resources Unit 1...

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Unit 1 Exam Resources Unit 1 Overview (What we have explored during the past unit.) We started out the semester discussing quantitative literacy and the role it will play in your future coursework, career, and family life. We also discussed unit conversions (currency, rates of change, measurements, etc.), the nature of percentages and the role they play in daily living, and problem solving, and general problem-solving techniques. We finished this first unit discussing the astonishment of exponential growth and how it cannot continue indefinitely. We also saw how exponential models differ from linear models. You were able to get a feel for doubling time or half- life contexts, the Rule of 70, and you saw some exponential growth and decay patterns that are all around us in the “real world.” In your first Excel spreadsheet project you became familiar with a mini- case study of Sarah Hilliard, a first-semester BYU-Idaho student. In this brief case study, we said that Sarah’s January expenses seemed much
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