Solver and Continuous Exponential Growth

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Features a TI Calculator
Lesson Summary:

In this lesson, you will learn how to use the Solver function on a TI graphing calculator for a continuous exponential growth model. You will be shown how to enter the formulas necessary for solving exponentials, finite compounding, and logistic equations. Using a real-world example, the video will walk you through how to load Solver with the necessary variables and solve for the output. By the end of the lesson, you will have a better understanding of how to solve exponential growth problems using a TI graphing calculator.

Lesson Description:

Learn to use the Solver function on a TI graphing calculator for a continuous exponential growth model.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • What is continuous exponential growth?
  • How can you use the Solver on a TI graphing calculator to solve problems that involve exponentials and finite compounding?
  • What are the formulas for solving exponentials?
  • If the monthly revenue of a small business is growing exponentially, this month they made $46,000, and monthly revenue is growing continuously at 7% per month, what will the monthly revenue be in 14 months?
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    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson shows you how to solve continuous exponential growth problems using Solver on a TI graphing calculator. One problem is shown and explained in this lesson. This is a straight-forward tutorial on this concept.