Transformationally Speaking

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Young mathematicians explore transformations of graphs by graphing sets of functions on the same pair of axes. They use their graphs to determine the effect that the values of a and b in y = ax + b have on the graph of y = x.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have pupils create a graphic organizer summarizing effects of transformations
Classroom Considerations

  • You may want to provide graph paper for learners to use
  • Note that the parent function is y = x for all parts of the lesson

  • Includes several assessment options

  • No student materials