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Families of Functions

Description: 

Students will use a discovery approach to learn about the different families of functions. They will look for patterns between multiple function representations and use those patterns to identify key characteristics of linear, quadratic, absolute value, exponential, and rational functions. Students will identify function patterns in equations, tables, and graphs. After they make these discoveries they will have opportunities to test out their hypothesis. 

Learning Targets: 
Be able to identify a function's family from a graph, table, or equation.
Recognize characteristics of multiple families of functions.
Recognize multiple representations of a function.
Analyze characteristics of functions to summarize characteristics of function families
Author: 
ty.elenbaas
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Licensing: 
Creative Commons Licence
Grade: 
Common Core Math