Pi Day Algebra – Solve Exponential Equations

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Create a few Pi Day smiles with this practice designed for Algebra 1 students on solving exponential equations WITHOUT the use of logarithms. Pi Day themed answer message spices up regular practice and makes grading a snap!

The Pi Day Twist:
Students solve 15 equations (out of 26) before receiving a Pi Day Card. Students use answers to decode the hidden message. Since the Pi Day Card is addressed “To My Wonderful Teacher,” students are essentially sending you, the teacher, the card when they turn in their work. “Oh what thoughtful students I have!

The Content:
Find 26 exponential equations that can be solved easily with the rules of exponents (Rules: Product, Quotient, Power to a Power, Zero power, Negative Exponents). Easily differentiate by giving struggling students a scaffolded version of the same worksheet.

★Common Core Standard: SSE.A.2, SSE.B.3c, REI.B.3

Note: Problems are identical to this Exponential Equations Hangman.

What makes this product a must-have?
Self-checking: Know at a glance if students completed the activity correctly.

Novel Practice: Mixing-up that traditional worksheet perks up kids.

Pi Day Cheer: Honor Pi Day WHILE continuing on with your current topic study.


Teacher tested; student approved.
Algebra Simplified

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Like the idea but need another Algebra topics?
Factoring Trinomials
Solving Inequalities
Solving Linear Systems
Solving 2-Step Equations
Solving Absolute Value Equations

How about sending a Pi Day Card back to your students? Have you seen MathyCathy's awesome Pi Day Greeting Card to Students?
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Algebra concepts assessed: Seeing Structure in Expressions and Exponent Laws

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Pi Day Algebra – Solve Exponential Equations
Pi Day Algebra – Solve Exponential Equations
Pi Day Algebra – Solve Exponential Equations
Pi Day Algebra – Solve Exponential Equations