# Power Function Teacher Resources

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#### Power Function Inverses

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils graph polynomial functions and analyze the graphs. They identify the inverse of the functions and find the domain and range. Learners will then label the functions as one to one and use the horizontal and vertical line test to...
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#### Power Functions - Concept

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Exponents are number 34897 to the power of 0! The short video explains what a power function is. It also demonstrates how to identify the n portion in a standard, fraction, and square root example.
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#### Power Rule for Derivatives

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Find shortcuts to finding derivatives. The resource introduces the power rule for finding the derivatives of polynomial functions. The fourth video in a series of 31 starts by applying the rule to monomials and then shows how to combine...
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#### Chain Rule Combined with Power Rule

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
How does the chain rule work with the power rule? Using a radical function, the video shows how the chain rule works along with the power rule. The resource continues to simplify the derivative and places it in a familiar form. The...
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#### Power Functions

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students solve problems using algebraic exponential properties. In this algebra lesson, students write an equation given a graph of an exponential function.
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#### Exponential vs. Power

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils differentiate between exponential and power functions. They identify the base, exponent and properties of exponential functions. They also graph the functions using the TI calculator.
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#### Exploring Power Functions 2

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young mathematicians learn to write algebraic equations. They solve and graph different polynomial functions with different powers. They then graph radicals and identify the domain and range.
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#### Properties of Logarithms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of logarithms.  In this logarithms lesson, students discuss the logarithm properties.  Students use linear functions as a basis to develop the logarithm properites by substituting log b and log a for x and y.
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#### Comparing Exponential and Power Functions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils compare and contrast exponential and power functions. For this precalculus lesson, students identify the value of x, using the graph as a visual. They compare functions with base of greater than one, to base of less than one.
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#### Computing Derivatives

For Students Higher Ed
In this computing derivatives worksheet, students determine the derivative, slope, and rate of change in a function. They indicate if a function is constant, increasing, or decreasing. This two-page worksheet contains approximately ten...
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#### Determining the Relationship Between pH and Hydrogen Ions with Microcomputer Based Lab (MBL) and/or Calculator Based Lab (CBL) Equipment

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students find the relationship between the variables based on experimental data. They determine mathematical relationship between pH and the amount of hydrogen Ions in solution.
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#### Power Functions

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students identify the different properties of exponential functions. In this algebra lesson, students graph and analyze exponential functions as it relates to growth and decay. They apply the laws of exponents to add, subtract, multiply...
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#### Graphing Calculator Activity: Powers and Roots

For Students 8th - 9th
In this graphing calculator worksheet, students explore the necessary steps in using a graphing calculator to simply square root, cubed root, and xth root functions. Afterwards, they independently solve three story problems involving...
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#### Graphing Calculator Activity: Scientific Notation

For Students 8th - 10th
In this graphing calculator worksheet, students observe a demonstration of using a calculator to convert a number in scientific notation to standard form. After guided practice, students answer questions regarding scientific notation...
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#### Rational Functions

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students define rational functions and solve to find the long run behavior. In this algebra lesson, students identify functions by the given formula, from a graph or from a horizontal asymptote describing the long run behavior of a...
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#### Calculator-Based Lessons Help Examine Real-World Data

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students may determine equations based on graphs and regression models.
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#### Polynomials and Graphing

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Learners identify different shapes of polynomials using the exponents. In this algebra lesson, students graph different polynomials using the correct scale on the calculators window. They compare these functions by observing the domain...
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#### Linear and Exponential Models

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students linearize data to determine if an exponential model is suitable. In this linearizing data to determine if an exponential model is suitable instructional activity, students graph the residuals of sets of data that appear to have...
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#### Rational Functions

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students add subtract and multiply rational functions. In this algebra lesson plan, students identify the domain and range of each function. They predict the end behavior of the graph based on the power of the polynomial.
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#### Worksheet 7, Polynomials

For Teachers 9th - 10th
In this algebra worksheet, students graph 3 polynomial functions. They find the intercepts, and the intervals above the x axis. Students create their own polynomials with given characteristics.
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#### Comparing Power, Exponential and Log Functions

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students solve exponential and logarithmic functions. In this algebra lesson, students identify the behavior of each function and convert between the two forms. THey define growth and decay as it relates to the functions.
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#### Watts Up Doc?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the wattage of a light bulb using math. In this algebra lesson, students find the inverse square of given parameter. They work in groups collecting and analyzing data.
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