Intro to Functions

This Intro to Functions handout & reference also includes:

How are functions related to chicken nuggets? A video teaches the concept of a function using the idea of a nugget-making machine as an analogy for a function machine. Learners determine if a relation is a function from an equation and a graph, determine the domain and range of different types of functions, and evaluate expressions. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Assign the video as homework and use class time to practice
  • View the video in class, and stop it in various places to practice content with pupils
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires Internet access to view the video
  • The second in a series of nine lessons
Pros

  • Provides various resources including a video, information in print, a problem set, and an answer key
Cons

  • Video and problem set do not contain practice with domain and range, which is presented in the print materials
Common Core