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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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Functions Represented by Tables

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
So many functions and so little time! Beginning learners investigate different types of functions through independent practice and collaboration with others. The lesson uses real data and cross-curricular ties to science.
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Sorting Functions

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
There's no sorting hat here. A high school assessment task prompts learners to analyze different types of functions. They investigate graphs, equations, tables, and verbal rules for four different functions.
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Analyzing a Data Set

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Through discussions and journaling, classmates determine methods to associate types of functions with data presented in a table. Small groups then work with examples and exercises to refine their methods and find functions that work to...
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Quiz 2: Types of Functions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Here is a resource that provides the structure of an assessment with the convenience of a full answer key. The focus is on rational, exponential, and logarithm functions with a few questions on solving polynomials. 
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Quiz 1: Types of Functions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Sometimes the best things are already done for you! Here is a six-problem quiz that has a variety of problems ranging from solving quadratic equations to interpreting a function. The piece-de-resistance is the worked out answer key in...
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Classifying Functions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners explore linear, quadratic, and exponential functions in this activity that makes use of TI Navigator and TI Plus calculators. Using the technology, learners compare and contrast the three types of functions given in the activity.  
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Types of Functions and Composition of Functions

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Algebra II classes solve problems relating to piecewise functions, step functions, and decomposition/composition of functions. They utilize links to work with real world examples. Mr. Pleacher has added humor to the lesson by including...
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Discovering Different Types of Functions

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Graph polynomials and identify the end behavior of each polynomial function. The class differentiates between linear, quadratic, and other polynomial equations.
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Exploring Function Graphs

For Teachers 9th - 11th
This is comprehensive lesson that explores different types of function graphs. Young mathematicians graph each data set, describe the characteristics of the graph, and identify the type of function represented, Students also identify the...
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Family of Functions

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
How many function types do you know? Scholars watch a video and identify as many types of functions they know from the graphs. They consider the key features of each function and then group function types based on these features.
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Analyzing a Verbal Description

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
What function will describe the insect population growth? Pairs or small groups work together to determine which type of function and specific function will model given scenarios. The scenarios differentiate between linear, exponential...
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Exploring Real-World Data Lesson Seed

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Real life isn't perfect, so don't expect a function to perfectly fit real-world data. Given some data on a practical situation, scholars plot it on a coordinate plane. They then identify the type of function that would best fit the graph.
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A Sharper Image

For Students 11th - 12th
Not all continuous functions are differentiable. Pupils find three types of functions that are defined everywhere but not differentiable for all values of x. Along with providing examples of each type of function, students explain the...
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Match the Pattern

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
What's my function? Your class will work in pairs to determine which type of function is described in 14 different scenarios. Linear, quadratic, exponential and power functions are represented in a variety of ways: numerically,...
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Multi-Function Data Flyer

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Explore different types of functions using an interactive lesson. Learners enter functions and view the accompanying graphs. They can choose to show key features or adjust the scale of the graph.
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Types of Functions

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Pupils graph step functions (for example, the greatest integer function), and then form the inverse function of given function. They also graph piece-wise defined functions and explain step-by-step the process. Finally, students define...
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Population and Food Supply

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
What does it mean for something to grow exponentially, and how does that compare to linear growth? This activity tries to help learners gain an understanding of these concepts while modeling real-world problems. Linear and exponential...
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Functional Groups ~ What is the Family Name?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
These 37 slides start with definitions of six types of functional groups, their molecular structure, and multiple examples or each. During the rest of the presentation, organic chemistry learners are given an opportunity to practice...
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Finding the Domain

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Domain to a math teacher makes perfect sense, but it can seem like gibberish to high schoolers. As it is laid out in clear terms, domain is introduced and explained among all types of functions throughout the handout. The first three...
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How to Classify Functions

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
By the time pupils get to upper-level math courses, they have experience with many different types of functions. How do they keep them all straight? The lesson classifies functions into their types and breaks down those types into...
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Functions Represented by Equations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Who knew there were so many types of functions? Pupils investigate several types of functions through discussion and peer presentations. Function journals assist learners to document their progress.
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Choosing a Model

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
There's a function for that! Scholars examine real-world situations to determine which type of function would best model the data in the 23rd installment of a 35-part module. It involves considering the nature of the data in addition to...
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Function Family Fun

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's time for a family reunion—function families, that is. Pupils first review different types of parent functions. They then see how to apply transformations to graphs and learn how to select the most appropriate type of function to...

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