The Concept of a Function

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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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have the class create a graphic organizer comparing constant and non-constant rates of change
Classroom Considerations

  • Pupils must be able to set up and solve proportions
  • Learners should have prior experience with constant rates of change
Pros

  • Includes question prompts to use during class discussions
  • Teacher version has answers to all questions on student worksheets
Cons

  • None
Common Core