In the summer, the number of water lilies in the pond doubles every day. When will the pond be entirely covered? Think long and hard; this puzzle can be tricky!
Dip your toe in the water; this puzzle is sure to be interesting! It’s up to you to find the solution! Hint: exponential functions may come in handy…
- This puzzle is perfect for introducing exponential functions. Your students will be able to observe how a small initial variation affects an exponential function. This puzzle can also be solved using logic.
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