Logarithms featuring the TI-Nspire

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Taught by MrA
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Features a TI Calculator Features a SMART Board
Lesson Description:

Learn how to manipulate and evaluate logarithmic expressions by hand as well as on a TI-Nspire graphing calculator.

Additional Resources:
  • TI Activities Exchange - Texas Instuments Activities Exchange Algebra 2 Logarithmic Functions page with many student activities for TI calculators.
  • Lesson Slides - Slides that are written on from the lesson.
  • TI-Nspire File - The TI-Nspire file from the lesson with all calculations included.
Questions answered by this video:
  • What is a logarithm?
  • How do you solve a logarithmic equation?
  • How do you take a logarithm of a number?
  • How do you do log base 2?
  • How do you take the log of a number with a different base?
  • What is the change of base formula?
  • How do you do logarithms on a graphing calculator?
  • How do you do logs with a TI-Nspire?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This video explains what logarithms are and when they are used. It also goes into how to think about logarithms without a calculator as well as how to compute them using a TI-Nspire. This lesson shows how easily you can enter logarithms to bases other than 10 and e on a TI-Nspire.