Mathematics for Teaching Tag: polynomial functions

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Making Sense of Power Function

The power function, , n = positive integral exponents is actually the ‘basic’ polynomial function.They are the first terms in the polynomial function. With graphing utility, it is no longer as much fun to graph function. What has become more challenging is interpreting them. Here’s are a set of tasks you can ask your learners…

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What is an algebraic function?

An algebraic function is a function created by applying the operation of addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and extracting the nth root. Let me give an example. Suppose you have the function f and g where f is a linear function and g is a constant function.  Let f(x)=x and g(x) = -3. We can create…

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What are the big ideas in function ?

Function is defined in many textbooks as a correspondence relationship from set X to Y such that for every x (element of X), there is one and only one y value in Y. Definitions are important to know but in the case of function, the only time students will ever use the definition of function as correspondence is…

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