# Exponential Growth

Exponential growth is the increase in a quantity according to an exponential function.

Exponential growth is a college-level concept that would be first encountered in a Calculus II course. It is an Advanced Placement Calculus AB topic and is listed in the California State Standards for Calculus.

### Prerequisites

Exponential Function: | The exponential function is the function consisting of the base of the natural logarithm e taken to the power of a given variable. |