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Graphs of Simple Nonlinear Functions

For Teachers 8th Standards
Time to move on to nonlinear functions. Scholars create input/output tables and use these to graph simple nonlinear functions. They calculate rates of change to distinguish between linear and nonlinear functions.
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Linear and Non-Linear Functions

For Students 8th Standards
An equation is a line—or maybe not. The lesson is the fourth in a series of nine exploring the basic concepts of a function. Learners examine the meaning of linear and non-linear functions. They determine from an equation, graph, or...
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Nonlinear Models in a Data Context

For Teachers 8th Standards
How well does your garden grow? Model the growth of dahlias with nonlinear functions. In the lesson, scholars build on their understanding of mathematical models with nonlinear models. They look at dahlias growing in compost and...
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Linear and Nonlinear Expressions in x

For Teachers 8th Standards
Linear or not linear — that is the question. The lesson plan has class members translate descriptions into algebraic expressions. They take the written expressions and determine whether they are linear or nonlinear based upon the...
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Nonlinear Systems of Equations

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Explore nonlinear systems through graphs and algebra. High schoolers begin by examining the different types of quadratic functions and their possible intersections. They then use algebraic methods to solve systems containing various...
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Linear and Non-Linear Function Distinction: Domain and Range of a Function

For Students 8th Standards
Functions are special types of relations, but what makes them so special? Pupils use an interactive to slide a vertical line across six different graphs. Ten challenge questions then assess understanding of functions.
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Functions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A function is like a machine that has an input and an output. Challenge scholars to look at the eight given points and determine the two functions that would fit four of the points each — one is linear and the other non-linear. The...
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Nonlinear Motion

For Students 8th Standards
Investigate nonlinear motion through an analysis using the Pythagorean Theorem. Pupils combine their algebraic and geometric skills in the 24th lesson of this 25-part module. Using the Pythagorean Theorem, scholars collect data on the...
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Pre-Test Unit 3: Functions

For Students 8th Standards
How does an input affect an output? Assess your learners' ability to answer this question using this pre-test. Scholars answer questions about the basics of a function. Topics include determining if a table or statement represents a...
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For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Now that budding mathematicians have figured out linear systems, its time to try nonlinear! A video tutorial outlines the steps of solving a linear-quadratic system of equations. The instructor demonstrates each step of the process using...
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Increasing and Decreasing Functions 2

For Teachers 8th Standards
Explore linear and nonlinear models to help your class build their function skills. In a continuation of the previous activity, learners continue to analyze and sketch functions that model real-world situations. They progress from linear...
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Review Unit 4: Linear Functions

For Students 8th Standards
It's time to show what they know! An assessment review concludes a five-part series about linear functions. It covers all concepts featured throughout the unit, including linear equations, graphs, tables, and problem solving.
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More Examples of Functions

For Teachers 8th Standards
Discrete or not discrete? Individuals learn about the difference between discrete and non-discrete functions in the fourth installment of a 12-part module. They classify some examples of functions as being either discrete or non-discrete.
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Graphs of Functions and Equations

For Teachers 8th Standards
Explore the graphs of functions and equations with a resource that teaches scholars how to graph functions as a set of input-output points. They learn how the graph of a function is the graph of its associated equation.
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Exploring the Symmetry in Graphs of Quadratic Functions

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Math is all about finding solutions and connections you didn't expect! Young mathematicians often first discover nonlinear patterns when graphing quadratic functions. The instructional activity begins with the vocabulary of a quadratic...
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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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The Concept of a Function

For Students 8th Standards
Explore functions with non-constant rates of change. The first installment of a 12-part module teaches young mathematicians about the concept of a function. They investigate instances where functions do not have a constant rate of change.
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Sketching a Piecewise Function

For Students 8th - 9th Standards
How do you combine linear and nonlinear functions? You piece them together! The lesson begins by analyzing given linear piecewise functions and then introduces nonlinear parts. Then the process is reversed to create graphs from given...
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Review Unit 3: Functions

For Students 8th Standards
Time to show what you know about functions! The review concludes a series of nine lessons on the basics of functions. The problems included are modeled from the previous lessons. Pupils determine if a table represents a function,...
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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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Graphing Functions

For Students 8th Standards
How do letters and numbers create a picture? Scholars learn to create input/output tables to graph functions. They graph both linear and nonlinear functions by creating tables and plotting points.
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Relationships Between Two Numerical Variables

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Working in small groups and in pairs, classmates build an understanding of what types of relationships can be used to model individual scatter plots. The nonlinear scatter plots in this lesson on relationships between two numerical...
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Comparing Linear and Exponential Functions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Will your understanding of functions increase linearly or exponentially? Scholars compare the rates of change of a linear function and an exponential function in the context of social media messages.
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Increasing and Decreasing Functions 1

For Teachers 8th Standards
Model situations with graphs. In the fourth installment of a 16-part module, scholars learn to qualitatively analyze graphs of piecewise linear functions in context. They learn to sketch graphs for different situations.