Rational and Radical Functions Teacher Resources

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Grade 8, Claim 1: Concepts and Procedures Item Slide Shows

For Teachers 8th Standards
Ten resources make up a collection of student and teacher-friendly slides that prepare eighth graders for the Smarter Balance assessment. Learners review rational and irrational numbers, convert repeating decimals to fractions, as well...
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Interpret the Structure of Expressions: Common Core High School Algebra

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
One of the foundations of Algebra is the understanding of expressions and their parts. This collection focuses on the different types of expressions and while some are specific to one type of function, others blend the general idea of...
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Algebra: High School Common Core Math

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
All Algebra, all the time! Here is a compiled list of resources that address all of the standards regarding Algebra Common Core for high school. Each resource has the main standard it addresses under the notes section of the item. 
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How Do You Divide Two Rational Expressions?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
An instructor walks viewers through a complicated problem in which she divides 2 rational expressions. For this problem, she has to find excluded values, use the zero product property, multiply, divide, cancel, and simplify. This video...
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Module 7: Modeling with Functions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The sky's the limit of what you create when combining functions! The module begins with a review of transformations of parent functions and then moves to combining different function types using addition, subtraction, and multiplication....
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Module 8: Modeling With Functions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Sometimes there just isn't a parent function that fits the situation. Help scholars learn to combine function types through operations and compositions. Learners first explore a new concept with an introductory activity and then follow...
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Solving the Unknown with Algebra: Lesson 3: Functions and Formulas/Square Roots

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
This lesson has a number of fun worksheets for a pre-algebra or beginning algebra class. The main emphasis of this lesson is functions, formulas, and looking at square roots. It is the third lesson in a series on solving for unknowns,...

Rational Exponents—What are 2^1/2 and 2^1/3?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Are you rooting for your high schoolers to learn about rational exponents? In the third installment of a 35-part module, pupils first learn the meaning of 2^(1/n) by estimating values on the graph of y = 2^x and by using algebraic...
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Piecewise Defined Functions

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Graph piecewise functions as your learners work to identify the different values that will make a piecewise function a true statement. They identify function notations and graph basic polynomial functions. This lesson includes a series...
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Module 2: Linear and Exponential Functions

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Write, graph, and model all things linear and exponential. Building on the previous module in a nine-part Algebra I series, learners compare linear exponential modeling. They write equations, graph functions, and analyze key features.

Multiplying and Dividing Expressions with Radicals

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
That's radical! Simplifying radicals may not be exciting, but it is an important skill. A math lesson provides explanations of properties used throughout the material. Scholars practice skills needed to multiply and divide radical...
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Radical Equations

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Provide students with the skill for how to examine algebraic and graphical approaches to solving radical equations. Learners solve various radical equations involving square root and cube root expressions. They first solve using...
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Domain and Range for Radical Functions

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Learners calculate the domain and range of a radical function. In this algebra lesson, students graph radical functions and identify the x and y values as they relate to the domain and range. They use transformations to move the graph...
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Laws of Exponents, Radicals

For Students 11th
For this Algebra II worksheet, 11th graders solve problems involving the laws of exponents, including fractional exponents, solve radical equations, and graph radical functions.  The ten page worksheet contains fifty-seven problems. ...
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Unit Plan: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
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...
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Operations on Functions

For Students 9th - 12th
In this operations and functions instructional activity, students add, subtract, multiply, and divide functions.  This one-page instructional activity contains 18 multi-step problems. 
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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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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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Solving Equations with Radicals

For Students 8th Standards
Show learners how to develop a procedure for solving equations using radicals with the fifth lesson of the 25-part module that challenges learners to use properties to solve multi-step quadratic and cubic equations. Individuals round out...
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Chapter 7 Review: Radical Notation

For Students 10th - 12th
In this radical notation worksheet, students write expressions using rational exponent notation and evaluate expressions with radical notation. They find the inverse of a function and give the domain. This three-page worksheet contains...
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For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students explore a variety of functions. They recognize and describe functions and use linear functions to describe situations. Students find the domain and range of linear functions and graph rational expressions.
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Parent Functions Reference

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
In this functions worksheet, learners explore the graphs of fifteen parent functions.  This worksheet is meant as a reference for students.
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Radical Expressions

For Teachers 11th
In this radical expressions worksheet, 11th graders solve and complete 55 various types of problems. First, they find the function value in each expression. Then, students simplify, assuming that variables represent real numbers. In...
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Preparing for a Test on Linear Functions

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students solve word problems using polynomials. In this algebra lesson, students investigate the real world by solving linear equations. They solve problems with rational, radical,and logarithmic equations.