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Function Notation and Flying T-Shirts
Your young algebra engineers brainstorm a list of machines that are then related to algebra functions to begin their exploration of the mighty invention called function notation. A discussion follows using a box to represent the machine (which is named F) that takes in the raw material and alters it.
8th - 9th Math 21 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Study Jams! Function Tables
Each week Mia saves a certain portion of the earnings from her babysitting job. Help her figure out how much she can save this week with a step-by-step presentation on function tables. Given a set of inputs and outputs, the process for finding missing values by identifying the function rule is clearly modeled.
3rd - 6th Math 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
Burning calories is a function of the time an athlete runs, and modeling this scenario with function notation will make your algebra learners mathematically healthier. Math athletes begin their trek by determining a definition for function by analyzing a functions vs.
8th - 9th Math 23 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Renting Cars, Stealing Money, and Linear Functions
When comparing pricing models, young mathematical consumers, create linear equations and analyzing them graphically and algebraically. They look at the meaning of slope and intercepts, as well as the intersection points of lines.
8th - 10th Math 75 Views 501 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Applications of Exponential Functions
Exponential functions are the name of the game. Young mathematicians can work through each of the eight worksheets by evaluating functions, applying logarithms, completing logarithmic functions, and building inverse functions. This would be a great set of worksheets to accompany an entire chapter.
10th - 12th Math 52 Views 294 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Worksheet 3.1 Functions
Middle and high schoolers complete and solve 12 various types of problems. First, they express the output as a function of the input in each table. Then, pupils evaluate for the given variable when the value is as stated. In addition, they read the information provided and translate as much as they can into mathematical expressions.
8th - 11th Math 124 Views 721 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
A Sum of Functions
Collaborative learners will see the geometric addition of functions by graphing the sum of two graphed curves on the same coordinate plane. This task then naturally flows into giving learners the algebraic representation of the curves and having them build a table of values at various inputs with outputs of the two functions and their sum.
9th - 12th Math 4 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Tables, functions, and stories with real-life scenarios are used in this cooperative learning instructional activity. Young algebra engineers are catapulted into the activity "Flying T-Shirts' to sore higher in their understanding of a function.
8th - 9th Math 8 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Find the Missing Inputs for a Function Machine Using a Vertical Table
Given the rule and output values for a function machine, teach your class how to work backward to determine the inputs. The final video of this nine-part series uses tables to organize the inputs, outputs, and rule of a function, and then calculates missing input values using the inverse operation.
5 mins 3rd - 5th Math 9 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Connecting Algebraic, Graphic and Numeric Representation
Cooperative learning groups present models that compare and contrast graphic and numeric representations of real-life problems in context. Learners are challenged to create and explain the data in tables and equations within the context of the problems.
8th - 9th Math 4 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Designed
High schoolers are introduced to the techniques associated with interpreting functions. The vocabulary associated with this technique is reviewed, then pupils view a PowerPoint (embedded in the plan), that shows how to interpret functions. Learners then break into four groups and complete the assignments given by the teacher.
9th - 12th Language Arts 39 Views 69 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Introduction to Functions
In this introduction to functions video, Sal gives an intuitive definition of what a function is and introduces the function notion, f(x). He finishes the video by looking at a simple example of evaluating g(f(x)) without getting into much of the complexity of composite functions.
10 mins 8th - 11th Math 12 Views 10 Downloads
From Patterns of Input and Output to Algebraic Equations
Watch video clips titled, "Frog Hops Part I" and "Frog Hops Part II," then discuss patterns demonstrated in the videos. Learners will complete an algebraic expressions and equations handout and discuss the answers. They will be able to translate written phrases to expressions and equations and extrapolate input values or solve algebraic relationships with non-consecutive integer values as assessments.
4th - 8th Math 44 Views 195 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Heart Rate Monitoring
Algebra learners like this resource because it is easy to understand and it relates to their lives. Whether you are starting a new workout routine, or just climbing the stairs, your heart rate increases and decreases throughout the day. Have your number crunchers construct a graph of this model and answer some simple questions.
7th - 9th Math 24 Views 25 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Latitude
Your young geologists generate a graph given a table of values from the context of latitude and percent of the earth's surface north of that latitude. The questions in the activity then focus the learners to a deeper understanding of the concept of the inverse of a function.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Peak Heart Rates
Healthy algebra students start their day studying peak heart rate posters that look very much like tables. Through some good questioning, collaborative groups work to read between the lines to find other age-peak heart rate relationships not printed on the posters.
8th - 9th Math 8 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Designed