Chapter 7  Exponents and Exponential Functions 
Essential Questions 1. How can you represent numbers less than 1 using exponents? 2. How can you simplify expressions involving exponents? 3. What are the characteristics of exponential fuctions? 
Big Ideas

Content Standards Domains 1. The Real Number System (N.RN) 2. Seeing Structure in Expressions (A.SSE) 3. Creating Equations (A.CED) 4. Reasoning with Equations and Inequalities (A.REI) 5. Interpreting Functions (F.IF) 6. Building Functions (F.BF) 7. Linear, Quadratic, and Exponential Models (F.LE) 