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Worksheet
Mt. San Antonio Collage

Graphs of Rational Functions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Sometimes graphing rational functions can feel a little "irrational." Starting with the basics, learners work their way through the pieces of these graphs and finish off with an application question. 
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Lesson Plan
K20 LEARN

Family Ties: Exploring Families OF Functions

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
They say it runs in the family. Small groups use a card sorting activity to group graphs of functions into families. After grouping by families, the class develops conclusions for parent functions and create a graphic organizer.
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Lesson Plan
K20 LEARN

Driving Rationally: Introduction To Rational Functions And Asymptotes

For Teachers 11th Standards
Calculating average speeds is not as simple as finding an average. The lesson introduces class members to rational functions by presenting a problem about finding an average speed for the rest of a trip. Pupils develop an equation to...
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AP Test Prep
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Flipped Math

Calculus AB/BC End of Unit 1 Review: Limits and Continuity

For Students 10th - 12th
Test the limits of one's knowledge on continuity. The last of 18 installments in Unit 1 - Limits and Continuity is an end-of-unit review learning exercise. Individuals identify and classify discontinuities, investigate continuity at a...
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AP Test Prep13:27
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Flipped Math

Calculus AB/BC - Limits at Infinity and Horizontal Asymptotes

For Students 10th - 12th
Learning about end behavior means it's close to the end of the unit. The 16th of 18 lessons in Unit 1 - Limits and Continuity has scholars watch a video to learn how limits at infinity can be used to determine horizontal asymptotes and...
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Assessment
EngageNY

End-of-Module 3 Assessment Task

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Let's see what the class learned! The last installment of the 23-part Pre-calculus module consists of nine assessment questions designed to measure a specific portion of a standard in the unit. Learners demonstrate their understanding of...
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Lesson Plan
EngageNY

Horizontal and Vertical Asymptotes of Graphs of Rational Functions

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Get close to your favorite line. Scholars use end behavior to help find horizontal asymptotes. With the understanding of domains of rational functions, learners find vertical asymptotes and then use graphing calculators to verify the...
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Lesson Plan
EngageNY

Graphing Rational Functions

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Put everything together in a picture. Scholars take what they learned in the previous three lessons in the 15th segment of a 23-part unit to graph rational functions. They find the end behavior, the horizontal and vertical asymptotes if...
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Lesson Plan
EngageNY

Curves from Geometry

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Escape to investigate hyperbolas. Pupils take a look at what happens to the elliptical orbital path of a satellite that exceeds escape velocity as the opener to the eighth lesson in a unit of 23. Scholars analyze basic hyperbolas and how...
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eBook
Rice University

Calculus Volume 1

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Differentiate between calculus concepts. The beginning of a helpful calculus resource begins with a short review of functions and moves right into limits to define derivatives. The six-chapter resource continues with applications of...
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Assessment
Concord Consortium

Rational and Not So Rational Functions

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Do not cross the line while graphing. Provided with several coordinate axes along with asymptotes, pupils determine two functions that will fit the given restrictions. Scholars then determine other geometrical relationships of asymptotes...
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Unit Plan
Mathematics Vision Project

Module 5: Rational Functions and Expressions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Where do those asymptotes come from? Learners graph, simplify, and solve rational functions in the fifth module of a 10-part series. Beginning with graphing, pupils determine the key characteristics of the graphs including an in-depth...
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Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

Analyzing the Graphs of Functions: Analyzing a Rational Function

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Shift the function and transform the key features of the graph. By translating the graph of the rational function, class members find out how the key features alter. Pupils determine the domain, range, asymptotes, and intervals of...
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Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

Infinite Limit Type: Asymptotes and End Behavior Question

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
There are an infinite number of reasons to use the resource. Scholars drag vertical and horizontal lines to the graph of a rational function to identify all asymptotes. They investigate the connection between asymptotes and limits to...
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Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

Infinite Limit Type: Properties of Limits

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Limits can provide some valuable information about graphs. A slider interactive lets learners see the behavior of a graph around asymptotes. They investigate relationships between limits and asymptotes.
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Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

Infinite Limit Type: Evaluating Limits of Rational Functions

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Rational functions become less mysterious when you know about limits. Individuals use an interactive to move a rational function on a coordinate plane and to investigate function values for certain x-values. They see how the limit...
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Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

Horizontal Translations or Phase Shifts: Tangent

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Patterns can be shifty! Find the pattern when shifting the graph of tangent. Pupils move the graph of tangent to different locations on the coordinate plane. They observe what happens to the function and its vertical asymptotes before...
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Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

Oblique Asymptotes: Rational Functions and Asymptotes

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Examine the connection between rational functions and their graphs. Individuals use an online manipulative to sort equations with horizontal and oblique asymptotes. They focus on the degree of the numerator and denominator.
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Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

Horizontal and Vertical Asymptotes: Rational Functions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Play with the graph of a rational function to discover the asymptote patterns. Young scholars use the interactive lesson to discover the relationship between the asymptotes and the function. As they manipulate the function, the graph...
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Lesson Plan
Virginia Department of Education

Exponential Modeling

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Investigate exponential growth and decay. A set of six activities has pupils collecting and researching data in a variety of situations involving exponential relationships. They model these situations with exponential functions and solve...
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Lesson Plan
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Virginia Department of Education

Rational Functions: Intercepts, Asymptotes, and Discontinuity

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Discover different patterns by making connections between a rational function and its graph. An engaging lesson asks scholars to explore the behavior of different rational functions. Groups discover a connection between the function and...
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Assessment
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Balanced Assessment

Getting Closer

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Flip the script! Reverse the situation and ask the class to find the function given asymptotes. The task requires class members to use their knowledge of functions and asymptotes to create functions that have a given asymptote or...
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Assessment
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Illustrative Mathematics

Graphing Rational Functions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The slider feature on Desmos excellently shows how graphs change based on different variable values. Learners look at two similar rational functions and compare and discuss what happens when the numbers go from positive to zero to...
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Assessment
Mt. San Antonio Collage

Test 1: Graphing Functions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Graph the night away with all the different types of functions provided in the learning exercise. Linear, quadratic, and rational all ask for graphs, domain and range and other key factors about the functions.