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57 resources with the concept function rule

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Functions Represented by Situations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What good are functions in the real world? Learners take real-world situations and investigate the associated function. Documentation of real-world scenarios helps learners connect key mathematical vocabulary words with certain functions.
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Describing Function Rules and Writing Functions

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Words can be so cumbersome. Scholars learn to convert verbal descriptions of function rules to symbolic form. They also see how to write verbal descriptions from given functions by watching an educational video.
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Function Machines

For Students 7th - 11th Standards
It's not a time machine—it's a function machine! Using two rules, the video introduces a function machine that changes an input to an output. Pupils answer questions such as finding what is the input for a given output and what values...
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F.IF.A.1 and F.IF.A.2 Assessment Items

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Function or not, here they come! Given relations as graphs and mapping diagrams, scholars determine whether they represent functions. They also interpret statements in function notation in a challenging set of assessment items.
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Building Functions: Composition of Functions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Hammer away at building different types of functions. An engaging instructional activity builds on learners' knowledge of domain and range to create an understanding of composite functions. Young scholars learn to write composite...
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Function Machine

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Machines can be so helpful sometimes. A simple interactive has learners enter input values for a function machine and observe output values. These values help determine a function that represents the input-output relationship in the...
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Writing the Function from Ordered Pairs

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Functionally, go from a table to an equation. Using a function table containing the y-intercept, pupils develop the equation for the linear function. Learners need to recognize the y-intercept and calculate the slope to develop the...
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What Is the Function Rule?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Convert from a table to a rule. Provided with two sequences, either arithmetic or geometric in nature, pupils determine the rule that would generate the pattern. In addition, scholars determine the nature of the sequence to write the...
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What Is the Function Notation?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Rewrite the volume formula for a cube—functionally. Given the formula to find the volume of a cube, pupils rewrite it using function notation. They then explain the meanings of the symbols in the created function.
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What Is a Function?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Examine one simple question that elicits a variety of responses. Pupils respond to a question to demonstrate their knowledge about functions. The short assessment asks class members to explain and provide important properties of functions.
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Input-Output Tables for Function Rules

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Make the abstract a bit more concrete with an interactive that asks learners to slide an input value through a function to determine the output. Changing the slope and y-intercept allows them to see the how the output values change.
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Input-Output Tables for Function Rules

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
How does changing a graph affect the function? Learners watch the changing input-output table as they adjust the location of the line graph. Questions prompt them to complete a table of values and determine the function rule.
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Function Rules for Input-Output Tables: Whats My Rule?

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
What's the rule that makes it true?  A virtual function machine generates output values as learners submit the input values. Their job is to analyze the inputs and outputs for a pattern and write a function rule.
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Function Rules for Input-Output Tables: Function Machine 1

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Challenge your classes to find the pattern of a double function machine. After recording the outputs of both machines, learners identify the pattern and the corresponding function. Both patterns involve adding/subtracting a constant.
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Function Rules for Input-Output Tables: Tickets at an Arcade

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
This is the ticket to learning about function rules! Using online manipulatives, scholars build a table of values and then answer questions about the related function. They examine the relationship between the input and output values and...
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Function Rules for Input-Output Tables: Soda Sugar Function Table

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Examine the relationship between the input and output variables in a table of values. As learners build an input-output table using online manipulatives, they begin to identify patterns. They answer questions about these patterns and...
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Function Rules based on Graphs: Making Money in the Hat Business

For Students 8th - 9th Standards
Hats off to those learning about the graphs of functions. Individuals use an interactive to plot points representing profits for a hat business. They identify a quadratic equation to represent this function and answer challenge questions...
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Cafeteria Function

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Functions are on the menu in an appetizing lesson. The short assessment leads class members to determine whether a function exists within a cafeteria menu. Scholars determine whether the food item is a function of the price or if the...
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Features of Functions

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
What are some basic features of functions? By looking at functions in graphs, tables, and equations, pupils compare them and find similarities and differences in general features. They use attributes such as intervals of...
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Parabola Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Class members select a picture that contains a parabola and construct a drawing of it using function graphs in the quadratic project. Individuals restrict the domains of the functions to create a more accurate drawing. They then submit a...
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As the Wheel Turns

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Determine the location of a point on a moving wheel. The task challenges groups to determine the horizontal and vertical locations of a point on the edge of wheel that is moving. Teams first determine a function that will model the...
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End-of-Module Assessment Task: Grade 8 Module 5

For Students 8th Standards
Give your class a chance to show how much they've learned in the module with an end-of-module assessment task that covers all topics from the module including linear and non-linear functions and volumes of cones, cylinders, and spheres.
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Function or Not?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is it possible for an equation to be a function and not a function at the same time? By completing a short assessment, young mathematicians answer this question. Class members provide an explanation on how an equation represents a...
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Formal Definition of a Function

For Students 8th Standards
Formalize the notion of a function. Scholars continue their exploration of functions in the second instructional activity of the module. They consider functions as input-output machines and develop function rules for selected functions.