Created on: November 13, 2010

Website Address: https://library.curriki.org/oer/Introduction-to-Functions--Basics-and-Applications

TABLE OF CONTENTS

- Linear Modeling - Barbie Bungee Jump
- Factoring Research - Projectile Motion
- Cooking Lab - Fractions for Culinary Arts
- Paying the Price - Rational Equations
- Trapping Lab - Linking Equations and Graphs
- Introduction to Functions - Basics and Applications
- Mixing - Simulating Mixture Problems with Beads
- Down to Business - Rewriting Formulas
- Modeling Gas Prices - linear functions, systems
- Scientific Notation - How Big? How Far? How many?
- Proportions, Systems of Equations - Batting Averages in Baseball
- Linear Modeling - Forearm Length vs. Height
- Linear Modeling - Modeling CO<sub>2</sub> Levels
- Rate and Slope - Car Depreciation Activity
- Graphing - Scaling a Graph
- Linear Functions Matching Activity
- Linear Equations - Multi Step Equations Group Practice
- Discovering the Pythagorean Theorem
- The Coffee Shop - Linear Inequalities
- Equations versus Identities (Understanding Solutions to Linear Equations)
- Quadratic Equations: From Factored to Standard Form

Group Work,Homework,Take-Home Quiz ,In-Class Activity

Time Required: 45 minutes Objectives:- Define a function.
- Given either the domain or range value of a function, determine the other using a graph.
- Using function notation, evaluate the value for a variety of functions given both numeric and algebraic expressions.
- Solve real world application problems involving functions.
- Determine the appropriate domain for a real world functional situation.

- Evaluating expressions
- Reading graphs
- Introduction to function, domain and range, and functional notation, and factoring