HSF-IF.C.7b

Graph square root, cube root, and piecewise-defined functions, including step functions and absolute value functions.

 
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Parent Functions

12th Grade Math » Unit: Basic Functions and Equations
12th Grade Math » Unit: Basic Functions and Equations
Tiffany Dawdy
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students organize their prior knowledge of basic functions while learning some calculator basics.

 
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Reflections (1)
parent functions images
   

The Tortoise and the Hare Piece-wise Functions

Algebra II » Unit: Modeling with Functions
Algebra II » Unit: Modeling with Functions
Amelia Jamison
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Will the tortoise win again? Students will not only find out but write a mathematical story about it.

 
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image tortoise and hare piecewise functions
   

Investigating a Radical Function

Algebra II » Unit: Radical Functions - It's a sideways Parabola!
Algebra II » Unit: Radical Functions - It's a sideways Parabola!
Jacob Nazeck
Fort Collins, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

A single radical function, carefully studied, leads students to important conclusions about inverse functions and extraneous solutions.

 
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radical function student work
   

Extra Credit Quiz

12th Grade Math » Unit: Midterm Review and Exam
12th Grade Math » Unit: Midterm Review and Exam
Tim  Marley
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students will have a powerful incentive to see what they remember from the first semester!

 
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Review Day

12th Grade Math » Unit: Basic Functions and Equations
12th Grade Math » Unit: Basic Functions and Equations
Tiffany Dawdy
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

This lesson, driven by a 3-2-1 assessment, helps students to review past learning and continue to make new connections.

 
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3 2 1
   

Graphing Functions: Lines, Quadratics, Square and Cube Roots (and Absolute Values)

Algebra I » Unit: Interpret and Build Quadratic Functions and Equations
Algebra I » Unit: Interpret and Build Quadratic Functions and Equations
Jason Colombino
Salem, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students learn to graph different types of functions AND compare and contrast key features of families of functions!

 
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Reflections (1)
graphing functions resized
   

Jeopardy: Basic Functions

12th Grade Math » Unit: Basic Functions and Equations
12th Grade Math » Unit: Basic Functions and Equations
Tiffany Dawdy
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Fun (and basic function review) is what this lesson is all about. Students need to bring their thinking caps to win this game of jeopardy!

 
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jeopardy
   

Shifting Functions: How do they move?

12th Grade Math » Unit: Basic Functions and Equations
12th Grade Math » Unit: Basic Functions and Equations
Tiffany Dawdy
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students organize their knowledge of basic functions, then determine how functions can move and how this affects their equation and graphs.

 
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shifting graphs
   

Dicey Functions Day 1: Piecewise functions are basic functions... just cut up!

12th Grade Math » Unit: Basic Functions and Equations
12th Grade Math » Unit: Basic Functions and Equations
Tiffany Dawdy
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Working in teams, students explore piece-wise functions in this self-paced activity that emphasizes MP2: Reasoning Abstractly and Quantitatively.

 
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evaluating piecewise func
   

Dicey Functions Day 2: Piecewise functions are basic functions... just cut up!

12th Grade Math » Unit: Basic Functions and Equations
12th Grade Math » Unit: Basic Functions and Equations
Tiffany Dawdy
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Teams explore piecewise functions on Day 2 of this self-paced activity with built in checks for understanding.

 
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graphing pieccewise func
   

Test Review

12th Grade Math » Unit: Basic Functions and Equations
12th Grade Math » Unit: Basic Functions and Equations
Tiffany Dawdy
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
   

Modeling the Speed of Tsunamis with Square Roots

Algebra II » Unit: Radical Functions and Equations
Algebra II » Unit: Radical Functions and Equations
Amelia Jamison
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students build a plan to determine the time it takes a tsunami to travel.

 
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image speed of tsunamis
   

The Function Game

12th Grade Math » Unit: Functioning with Functions
12th Grade Math » Unit: Functioning with Functions
Tim  Marley
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Functions are investigated using a game that is accessible and engaging.

 
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Parking and Pencils: Step Functions and Piecewise Functions

12th Grade Math » Unit: Functioning with Functions
12th Grade Math » Unit: Functioning with Functions
Tim  Marley
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Model situations using unconventional (step and piecewise) functions.

 
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untitled
   

Step Functions

Algebra II » Unit: Modeling with Functions
Algebra II » Unit: Modeling with Functions
Amelia Jamison
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Use real world settings to distinguish between step functions and other general piece wise functions. Can you make the call?

 
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image step function
Common Core Math
 
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