Napier's Gift (works best as Java applet)

This guides the user through a discovery of how to simplify the process of finding a quotient by subtracting exponents. The idea is both to introduce students to logarithms (though they are never mentioned explicitly) and to help students understand why they were so heralded when they were introduced.

 

Laura Kinnel

 
Resource Type
Activity
Tags
algebra  arithmetic  exponent  log  logarithm  precalculus  quotient 
Target Group (Age)
12 – 18
Language
English (United States)
 
 
GeoGebra version
4.0
Views
4878
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