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Combine standard function types using arithmetic operations. For example, build a function that models the temperature of a cooling body by adding a constant function to a decaying exponential, and relate these functions to the model.

 
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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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Where are the Functions Farthest Apart? - Day 1 of 2

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

Function combinations and maximization problems collide to create a challenging and mathematically rich task.

 
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Unit Review Game: Trashball

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

Use Trashball to review the important concepts of this unit.

 
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Algebra I » Unit: Exponential Functions
Jason Colombino
Salem, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students investigate applications of Newton's Law of Cooling and create their own exponential functions modeling other contexts.

 
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Functioning with Functions: Unit Assessment

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

Assess students' understanding of functions.

 
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Where are the Functions Farthest Apart? - Day 2 of 2

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

The maximization problem is generalized to introduce combinations of functions.

 
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Where are the Functions Farthest Apart? - The Sequel

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

Inverses, combinations of functions, and maximization are all essential to solve a problem about horizontal distance on a graph.

 
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Operations of Functions

12th Grade Math » Unit: Functions and Piecewise Functions
12th Grade Math » Unit: Functions and Piecewise Functions
Katharine Sparks
Independence, MO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of functions will be reviewed by students developing group presentations on the operations. Function notation will be analyzed to reduce misconceptions.

 
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Exponential Growth and Interest Day 2 of 2

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

Let's build an exponential model around something all kids are interested in... money.

 
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Unit Test: Logarithms and Exponential Functions

Algebra II » Unit: Exponential Functions
Algebra II » Unit: Exponential Functions
Colleen Werner
Ipswich, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

To be successful in this test, you need to understand how to model with exponential functions, solve exponential equations, graph exponential functions and simplify exponential and logarithmic expressions.

 
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Functions Test Review Day 2

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

This lesson will train students HOW to study mathematics as well as help them review.

 
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Road Trip

Algebra II » Unit: Building Functions
Algebra II » Unit: Building Functions
Merrie Rampy
Craigmont, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Combine functions to help determine which mode of travel is cheapest.

 
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Drinking and Driving Activity

Algebra II » Unit: Exponential Functions
Algebra II » Unit: Exponential Functions
Colleen Werner
Ipswich, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Exponential functions have many applications. One health-related application is the probability of getting into an accident as a function of alcoholic beverages consumed.

 
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Presentation on Functions Operations

12th Grade Math » Unit: Functions and Piecewise Functions
12th Grade Math » Unit: Functions and Piecewise Functions
Katharine Sparks
Independence, MO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Presentation will assist students in learning the notation of function operations.

 
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