This is my intro to exponential functions in algebra 2:

*The Walking Dead *is still a smash hit. Today, we got to solving logarithmic functions and we went back to that final question (which I purposefully left hanging back at the beginning) and solved it algebraically…

And when you solve that function for *x*… Oh.. Oh dear God, it can’t be….

**28 days!!!**

**28 days!!!**

As in the zombie movie *28 Days Later*!!!

Math. Zombies. It’s all connected. It all makes sense. The Zombie apocalypse is coming, and math may be our only hope.

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I want to first say thank you for speaking to our MAC class last week. Math was certainly not my subject in high school, and I think some interactive projects like the ones you suggested would have gotten me into it a lot more. As for this intro to exponential functions, what a great way to connect classroom material to students’ lives. As a history teacher, I am constantly on the lookout for ways to do this with my students, and while I’m not sure I could connect The Walking Dead to anything in my American History class, I’d like to integrate some pop culture into my curriculum.