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Join us on this flipped The Walking Dead themed math lesson where we visually explore the properties of exponential functions and exponential equations, the graphs of exponential functions, exponential growth and decay, and the zombie apocalypse. For more MashUp Math content, visit and join our free mailing list! :)

This lesson answers the questions: What is an exponential function? How do I graph an exponential function? Why do exponential functions always pass through (0,1)? Why is it called patient zero? How do I evaluate an exponential function? How do I graph an exponential function? How do I graph an exponential equation? How long would the zombie apocalypse take? What is the math behind the walking dead? How long does it take for people to turn into zombies? How do I evaluate logs? How do I calculate population growth? How do I find population growth?

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