Aside from understanding exponential growth in populations of rabbits, and germs,
Adulting also often requires understanding how debt can grow just as rapidly. Knowing how to defend yourself legally, for instance on a medical debt that may have expired, when you are summoned to court on it anyway: if you don’t go let them know (that the debt is time-barred), you may have ‘a hard row to hoe.’
Especially since compound interest also gets very interesting as it grows exponentially…
Middle of week 12/18
|Day 44, Week 12|
|Grammar: Quotes and more|
|Math: Using Exponents|
|Day 44 Exit Ticket|
|(Day 43 … Day 45)|
1.) Why might it be important to understand exponential rates of change? Why do you think it may (or may not) help citizens of a Republic, especially those who are more vulnerable?
2.) Write a book, story, blog post or tweet that uses those thoughts, and then, please tell us about it! If you write a book, once it is published please consider donating a copy to your local public library.
3.) Feel free to answer the exit ticket questions in the comments, or pose any other questions you may have about the lesson, if you wish.
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