# Introduction to Functions

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This is a unit that formalizes the definition of functions. Students will connect the idea of mathematical relationships to the concept of functions. With a mix of direct instruction, guided notes with procedural practice, and individual practice, this unit will ground students in the concept and provide a deep understanding of its usefulness.

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Explain what defines a relation and how it connects to functions

Explain what a domain and range of a function is.

Identify how function notation connects with y = notation.

Show how independent and dependent variables relate.

Describe what parent functions are and how they are transformed

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Introduction to Functions Unit

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Common Core Math