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Exponentials in the News – Growth of Facebook


The image below tells the story of the growth of Facebook users since 2005. What kinds of questions come to mind when you look at the graph and how would you use mathematics to answer those questions? [Note: Click on the graph image to see a larger version].

Growth of Facebook since 2005

Growth of Facebook since 2005. Source: Wall Street Journal, March 4, 2010

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2 thoughts on “Exponentials in the News – Growth of Facebook

  1. I think the mathematical term for this is: Facebook is “blowing-up!”

    Posted by Michael | March 7, 2010, 5:17 pm
  2. Hey, I have just pressed a new story entitled “The Facebook Invasion,” and would love your thoughts and opinions as you have clearly researched the topic.
    You can see it @ http://mysideproj3ct.wordpress.com/ 🙂
    Jonathan

    Posted by Jonathan | May 28, 2010, 11:20 am

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