When graphing exponential growth, it is always a good idea to make a table of values and you could look for at least 5 points that you can use to make the graph.
It is also a good idea to choose both negative and positive values for x, especially numbers that are opposites. For example, notice how we chose x = -2 and x = 2.
x | ||
-2 | ||
-1 | ||
0 | (0, 3) | |
1 | (1, 6) | |
2 | (2, 12) |
In the graph below, each square represents 1 unit. Notice that for an exponential growth, as x increases, y increases exponentially or increases rapidly.
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