Mathematicians typically reference eight different types of functions. Scholars learn about the requirements for graphing a function and must decide how many different functions fit. To finish, they define each specific function meeting the requirements.
- If graphing calculators aren't available, encourage using computer software or online graphing calculators
- Assign the problem as group work for struggling pupils and as homework for gifted scholars
- Relies on prior knowledge of functions and zeros of functions
- Works well in a traditional or flipped classroom
- Includes an answer key