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92 resources with the concept asymptotes

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Graphs of Rational Functions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Sometimes graphing rational functions can feel a little "irrational." Starting with the basics, learners work their way through the pieces of these graphs and finish off with an application question. 
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A third Example of Graphing a Rational Function

For Students 7th - 11th
Sal takes viewers through another example of graphing rational functions "because you really can't get enough practice here." Combined with the two previous videos on graphing rational functions and asymptotes, viewers will walk away...
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Asymptotes of Rational Function

For Students 7th - 11th
Though longer than his other algebra videos at just over twenty-one minutes, this lesson is important for viewers to understand graphing rational functions and asymptotes. The most valuable part of the video is the way that Sal explains...
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Another Rational Function Graph Example

For Students 8th - 11th
Extending his asymptotes lesson from the previous video, Sal shows viewers another example of graphing rational functions. This video is shorter than the previous one and could be shown in a single class session.
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Rational and Not So Rational Functions

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Do not cross the line while graphing. Provided with several coordinate axes along with asymptotes, pupils determine two functions that will fit the given restrictions. Scholars then determine other geometrical relationships of asymptotes...
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Module 5: Rational Functions and Expressions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Where do those asymptotes come from? Learners graph, simplify, and solve rational functions in the fifth module of a 10-part series. Beginning with graphing, pupils determine the key characteristics of the graphs including an in-depth...
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Family Ties

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
They say it runs in the family. Small groups use a card sorting activity to group graphs of functions into families. After grouping by families, the class develops conclusions for parent functions and create a graphic organizer.
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Analyzing the Graphs of Functions: Analyzing a Rational Function

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Shift the function and transform the key features of the graph. By translating the graph of the rational function, class members find out how the key features alter. Pupils determine the domain, range, asymptotes, and intervals of...
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Infinite Limit Type: Asymptotes and End Behavior Question

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
There are an infinite number of reasons to use the resource. Scholars drag vertical and horizontal lines to the graph of a rational function to identify all asymptotes. They investigate the connection between asymptotes and limits to...
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Infinite Limit Type: Properties of Limits

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Limits can provide some valuable information about graphs. A slider interactive lets learners see the behavior of a graph around asymptotes. They investigate relationships between limits and asymptotes.
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Infinite Limit Type: Evaluating Limits of Rational Functions

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Rational functions become less mysterious when you know about limits. Individuals use an interactive to move a rational function on a coordinate plane and to investigate function values for certain x-values. They see how the limit...
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Graphing a Rational Function

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Determining key features of a function is easy when you have a graph. Scholars sketch the graph of a rational function using technology. This graph helps in finding intercepts, asymptotes, and end behavior.
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Horizontal Translations or Phase Shifts: Tangent

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Patterns can be shifty! Find the pattern when shifting the graph of tangent. Pupils move the graph of tangent to different locations on the coordinate plane. They observe what happens to the function and its vertical asymptotes before...
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Oblique Asymptotes: Rational Functions and Asymptotes

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Examine the connection between rational functions and their graphs. Individuals use an online manipulative to sort equations with horizontal and oblique asymptotes. They focus on the degree of the numerator and denominator.
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Horizontal and Vertical Asymptotes: Rational Functions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Play with the graph of a rational function to discover the asymptote patterns. Young scholars use the interactive lesson to discover the relationship between the asymptotes and the function. As they manipulate the function, the graph...
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Exponential Modeling

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Investigate exponential growth and decay. A set of six activities has pupils collecting and researching data in a variety of situations involving exponential relationships. They model these situations with exponential functions and solve...
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Rational Functions: Intercepts, Asymptotes, and Discontinuity

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Discover different patterns by making connections between a rational function and its graph. An engaging lesson asks scholars to explore the behavior of different rational functions. Groups discover a connection between the function and...
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Getting Closer

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Flip the script! Reverse the situation and ask the class to find the function given asymptotes. The task requires class members to use their knowledge of functions and asymptotes to create functions that have a given asymptote or...
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Graphing Rational Functions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The slider feature on Desmos excellently shows how graphs change based on different variable values. Learners look at two similar rational functions and compare and discuss what happens when the numbers go from positive to zero to...
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Test 1: Graphing Functions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Graph the night away with all the different types of functions provided in the worksheet. Linear, quadratic, and rational all ask for graphs, domain and range and other key factors about the functions.
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Infinite Limits

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
When developing intuition and skills for how graphs behave toward infinity, there is really no substitute for having the class get their hands dirty in graphing practice. This problem set with accompanying presentation and homework on...
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Rational Functions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Through a mini assessment, young scholars identify and list the vertical and horizontal asymptotes for the given rational functions and determine the type of asymptote of a given rational function. They also decide which form of a...
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Graphs of Rational Functions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Take your kids on a tour of graphing rational functions. Using this TI lesson, high schoolers identify the end behavior of their functions. They find the domain and range, describe end behavior, and look at asymptotes and restrictions of...
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Slope/Triangle Area Exploration

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Using CAS TI-Nspire, explore how the area of a triangle formed by the x- and y-axes and a line through a point is related to the slope of a line. Additionally, the activity serves as an introduction to rational functions and the concept...