Senior Analysis: Review Functions and Tangents
In this function activity, students find the equation of a line tangent to a given function. They identify the derivative of functions, This one-page activity contains 11 multi-step problems. Answers are provided on page two of the activity.
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Making Money and Spreading the Flu!
Paper folding, flu spreading in a school, bacteria growth, and continuously compounded interest all provide excellent models to study exponential functions. This is a comprehensive resource that looks at many different aspects of these...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Piecewise and Step Functions in Context
Looking for an application for step functions? This activity uses real data to examine piecewise step functions. Groups create a list of data from varying scenarios and create a model to use to make recommendations to increase revenue.
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Unit Plan: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
A six-day unit for algebra II on exponential and logarithmic functions builds upon Chapter 12 of Merrill Algebra II with Trigonometry; Applications and Connections. The text provides assistance in the depth of instruction and homework...
10th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Tangent Lines and the Tangent Function
Construct tangent lines and make the connection to tangent functions. An informative lesson reviews the geometry origins of the tangent function. Pupils use that information to determine how to construct a tangent to a circle from a...
11th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed