Solving Non-Linear Model Equations

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Taught by TheMathDude
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Meets NCTM Standards:
Features a TI Calculator
Lesson Description:

Be able to solve the same three equations for any unknown parameter, input, or output given values for all the rest by at least one technique that uses technology (e.g. SOLVER in the calculator).

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you solve a non-linear function for any parameter?
  • How do you solve for an input of a function if given an output?
  • How do you use the Equation Solver on a TI graphing calculator to find the value of a parameter of a non-linear model equation?
  • How can you solve the equation P = N/(1 + Ab^-t) for t by hand?
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    This lesson shows how to find the value of an unknown parameter for a non-linear model equation (in this case, a logistic model), and then how to solve for an input given an output. The Equation Solver on a TI graphing calculator is used in this lesson.