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111 resources with the concept function notation

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Composition of Functions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Analyze functions by decomposing complex functions and composing simple functions. Through a detailed lesson plan, pupils learn the vocabulary and notation related to the composition of functions. Practice includes both evaluating and...
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Rainfall

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Find the how long it has been raining based upon the amount of rainfall. Scholars analyze a table of the amount of rainfall as a function of time. Pupils first determine whether the function is invertible, then they find and interpret...
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Know and/or Use Function Notation, Including Evaluating Functions for Given Values in Their Domain

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Introduce the basics of evaluating a function using function notation with a video that makes connections between evaluating a function and substituting into an expression. The short presentation works through three examples of...
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Function Notation

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Function, function, what is your notation. Introduce your class to function notation with a video that shows examples of how to evaluate functions at numerical values along with algebraic values. The last example shows pupils how they...
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Shifting Linear Equations in Function Notation

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Time for a shift in thinking! Learners examine translations of linear functions. They use function notation to describe the translation and make connections to the graph.
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Functions

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
What makes a function a function? Learn the criteria for a relation defined as a function both numerically and graphically. Once young mathematicians define a function, they use function notation to evaluate it. 
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Transforming the Graph of a Function

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Function notation is like a code waiting to be cracked. Learners take the graph of an unknown equation and manipulate it based on three different transformation changes of the function equation. The final step is to look at three points...
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Building a Quadratic Function Form

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A simple tweak in the equation can mean big things for a quadratic graph. High school mathematicians look at the parent graph of a quadratic and incorporate three different changes to the function. The problems require explanations 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 instructional activity uses real data and cross-curricular ties to science.
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Algebra 2 Practice Final

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Work out to Algebra II with the 50-question worksheet that practices different types of functions. Multiple choice questions focus on topics such as rational, radical, and logarithmic functions. The resource comes with a printed answer...
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Function Notation in a Context

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Introducing function notation! Beginning learners explore function notation with their peers through guided practice. Function journals help them keep track of key concepts and their reflections.
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Review Sheets: College Algebra

For Students 9th - 12th
A jam-packed worksheet has all the topics you would teach in an Algebra II class with a variety of question styles. Starting with function notation and ending with geometric sequences, there really is something for everyone. Each topic...
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Reading Graphs

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
There is more to the eye than just a graph on paper. The presentation shows three different piecewise graphs and asks an assortment of questions. The resource includes topics such as domain and range, intervals of increasing and...
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Evaluating Functions Using Function Notation

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
An instructional video teaches pupils the meaning of function notation and how to evaluate functions with function notation. Color coding in the video demonstrates where to substitute values in the function.
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The Graph of a Function

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Mathematics set notation can be represented through a computer program loop. Making the connection to a computer program loop helps pupils see the process that set notation describes. The activity allows for different types domain and...
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End-of-Module Assessment Task - Algebra 1 (Module 4)

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Critical thinking is an important aspect of mathematics — it's time to put your brain to work! Use this assessment to challenge pupils and test their skills. Concepts assessed include function notation, factoring, completing the square,...
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Representing, Naming, and Evaluating Functions (Part 2)

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Notation in mathematics can be intimidating. Use this lesson to expose pupils to the various ways of representing a function and the accompanying notation. The material also addresses the importance of including a domain if necessary....
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Representing, Naming, and Evaluating Functions (Part 1)

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Begin the discussion of domain and range using something familiar. Before introducing numbers, the lesson plan uses words to explore the idea of input and outputs and addresses the concept of a function along with domain and range. 
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Integer Sequences—Should You Believe in Patterns?

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Help your class discover possible patterns in a sequence of numbers and then write an equation with a lesson that covers sequence notation and function notation. Graphs are used to represent the number patterns.
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End-of-Module Assessment Task - Algebra 1 (Module 3)

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Looking for higher-level thinking questions? This assessment provides questions that challenge young mathematicians to think and analyze rather than simply memorize. Topics include piecewise functions, linear modeling, exponential...
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Yam in the Oven

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Your vegetable eaters will practice function notation statement interpretation in this short task. These few exercises will bring out misconceptions high schoolers may have about function notation as well.
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Cell Phones

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Your texters will enjoy assessing their knowledge of function notation in this simple set of exercises. They will also interpret function notation in terms of the given context.
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Connecting Algebraic, Graphic and Numeric Representation

For Teachers 8th - 9th Standards
Cooperative learning groups present models that compare and contrast graphic and numeric representations of real-life problems in context. Learners are challenged to create and explain the data in tables and equations within the context...
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Flying T-Shirts

For Students 8th - 9th Standards
Tables, functions, and stories with real-life scenarios are used in this cooperative learning worksheet. Young algebra engineers are catapulted into the activity "Flying T-Shirts' to sore higher in their understanding of a function. ...