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181 reviewed resources for cubic function

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Zeros of a Cubic

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Mathematicians explore cubic functions by learning how to investigate the relationship between the x-coordinates of the three zeros of a cubic function.  The lesson also contains an application of differentiation. 
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Two Investigations of Cubic Functions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Through learning about cubic functions, students graph cubic functions on their calculator.  Students determine the local maximum and minimum points and the tangent line from the x-intercept to a point on the cubic function.  Students...
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Cubic Graph

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
Connect cubic graphs to equations. After connecting solutions of a cubic equation to zeros of its related cubic function, pupils investigate a translation of the cubic function.
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Teen Pregnancy: Investigating Cubic Functions

For Students 7th - 12th
In this teen pregnancy worksheet, students use a scatter plot and cubic functions to solve word problems about teen pregnancy. Students complete 7 problems.
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Exercise Set 2.6: An Introduction to Functions

For Students 9th - 12th
In this functions worksheet, students solve 70 short answer questions. Students find domain of functions and evaluate them for a given value. Students determine if a mapping diagram represents a function.
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Identifying Even and Odd Functions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is it even ... or odd? The task provides four functions to identify as being even, odd, or neither. Pupils use algebraic methods to make their decisions with select exponential, quadratic, and cubic functions.
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Graphing Family of Functions

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Functions have families, too. Learners first graph the parent functions for linear, quadratic, and cubic functions, and then use vertical translations to graph families of functions.
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Cubic Graphs

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Here's a powerful video to review cubic functions. Scholars watch a video that first explains what cubic functions are. They then see how to graph the functions by hand using tables of values.
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Inverse Functions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The opposite operations in the opposite order create the inverse of a function. A video demonstration explains the algebraic steps in creating inverse functions from different types of functions. The examples include linear, rational,...
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Linear, Quadratic, and Cubic Models: The Box Model

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Models make math manageable. Individuals investigate a cubic function that models the volume of a cube through the interactive.
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Continuity at a Point, Continuity Test, Types of Discontinuity: Properties of Continuous Functions

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Take a closer look at continuous functions within given intervals. Using the parent cubic function, learners explore properties of continuous functions on intervals. Pupils interpret the Intermediate Value Theorem and the Extreme Value...
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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 plan uses real data and cross-curricular ties to science.
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Parent Functions Review Sheet

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
No laundry or cooking dinner here: these parent functions are all about math. Every graph you could think of from basic linear functions to the hyperbolic arccotangent function are included. With 40 parent functions, the worksheet can be...
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Zeros of a Cubic

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Assess learners' ability to find zeros without using technology. Given the equations of two cubic functions, scholars determine the zeros of the functions. They use factoring to find the zeros and relate them to x-intercepts of the graphs.
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Interesting Properties of Cubic Functions to Discover Graphically or Numerically

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners investigate the slope of a cubic function. They find the tangent line of the cubic function at point P, and discuss the relationship between point P and point Q, the point the tangent line intersects the cubic function.  They...
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Families of Functions Sort

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Have some fun with functions with a short activity that asks learners to first sort scatter plot in terms of their correlation. They then sort graphs of different types of functions in terms of key features, such as slope.
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Functions, Graphs, and Symmetry...Oh My!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Can you determine a function's graph without actually graphing the function? Scholars learn to identify the shape of the graphs of different function types based solely on their equations. They also study the symmetry of graphs.
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Stretching and Shrinking Graphs of Functions

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Why is that graph wider? Pupils learn about stretching and shrinking graphs of square root, absolute value, cubic, and quadratic functions. They study both vertical and horizontal stretches and shrinks in addition to reflections. 
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A Library of Parent Functions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Don't think this lesson is for Mom and Dad; parent functions are all for your high schoolers. Flip through a presentation with a focus slide on each type of graph and its characteristics. Some examples are included but the focus is on...
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Functions by the Slice

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Piece by piece ... dismantling a function can highlight interesting patterns. The task asks learners to slice functions in sections with the same vertical change. They then recreate the graph with these slices positioned horizontally....
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Graphs of Power Functions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
There are parent functions, and then there are parent functions with a really interesting way to explore them. High schoolers are asked to graph different combinations of parent functions together and determine the point of intersection....
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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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Graphing 9 Basic Functions

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Graphing functions by hand is pretty easy. A comprehensive video reviews how to graph different function types. It looks at the constant, identity, quadratic, cubic, absolute value, square root, cube root, reciprocal, and squared...
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Graphing Cubic, Square Root, and Cube Root Functions

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Is there a relationship between powers and roots? Here is a lesson that asks individuals to examine the graphical relationship. Pupils create a table of values and then graph a square root and quadratic equation. They repeat the process...

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