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An interactive Investments Worksheet . To get a concrete picture of the type of exponential growth resulting from different interest interest rates, try plugging different numbers into this spreadsheet. What happens if you change the Starting Value? What about changing the Interest Rate, or the Period?
Pay careful attention to how the y-axis labels change.
To get a good gut feeling for the graphs of exponential functions with different bases, try playing around with this interactive graphic
You can also explore general exponential functions using a graphing calculator or computer algebra system and this worksheet. This was created using a free and open source computer algebra system called Sage.
You will need both the textbook and a WebAssign access key. The University Bookstore sells a bundle that contains both the book and the WebAssign access code. Using a link below, you can also buy the bundle online for a slightly lower price. Books purchased from other sources might not contain an access code, which can be expensive to buy on its own.
The following is from the Storrs Website:Textbook: Calculus, Applications and Technology (3^{rd} edition) by Edmond C. Tomastik, bundled with WebAssign code.
There are three ways to purchase the text and the WebAssign access code:
If you purchase a code for WebAssign from WebAssign, then please note that the code will appear to be for a different book (Finite Mathematics and Applied Calculus - 5e by Waner and Costenoble). The reason this discrepancy exists is because the current Tomastik book is not currently available as an e-book but it was necessary to select some book for access code purposes only.
To access a PDF of the Tomastik book, please click on the Resource tab next to the Assignment tab in homepage of your course.