A comparison of Function, Polar, Parametric, and Implicit Plots
Pupils explore different methods of graphing a function. In this Pre-calculus/Calculus activity, students compare the function mode, polar mode, parametric mode, and implicit plots as they use A TI-89 to graph the equation of a circle.
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Exploiting the Connection to Trigonometry 2
The class checks to see if the formula for finding powers of a complex number works to find the roots too. Pupils review the previous day's work and graph on the polar grid. The discussion leads the class to think about how to reverse...
11th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Linear and Exponential Functions
This comprehensive unit on linear and exponential functions provides numerous clearly-written worksheets. Topics include graphing linear equations, solving systems of equations algebraically and by graphing, identifying the domain and...
8th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
Function Presentation Practice (Unit Assessment)
Practice makes perfect! Presenters practice their function presentation before a partner or small group for evaluation before presenting their project to the whole class. Pupils can then incorporate ideas from peer review into the...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed