# What is exponential growth?

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Sep 11, 2014

Exponential growth is basically growth that begins at a slow rate, but then gets faster as it goes. On a graph it looks like this:

Exponential growth can be modelled using the following equation:

This video helps explain how exponential functions work:

Intro to Exponential Functions

Exponential growth is also a concept related to population growth that you will see in ecology. This video helps explain how it works: