**Author** David Graser, Yavapai College, Prescott, AZ (David_Graser@yc.edu)

**Abstract**

This is an idea for a project on modeling the growth of the population of Gilligan’s Island with a continuous exponential growth model.

- Content Area – College Algebra, Precalculus
- Time Frame – NA
- Published – April 21, 2009
- Keywords – exponential growth

**Project Content**

This has not been used in a class as a project, but the documents below have been used in my class as an example and to teach students how to enter exponential functions into their graphing caclulator.

**Scaffolding Resources**

**Background on Gilligan’s Island and Calculator Tips** (DOC | PDF)

**Notes**

- Students find this example quirky and funny.