Collaborative Lesson Planning

Grades 9-12 / Math / Functions

Common Core State Standards




High School: Functions: Interpreting Functions


Interpret functions that arise in applications in terms of the context


For a function that models a relationship between two quantities, interpret key features of graphs and tables in terms of the quantities, and sketch graphs showing key features given a verbal description of the relationship. Key features include: intercepts; intervals where the function is increasing, decreasing, positive, or negative; relative maximums and minimums; symmetries; end behavior; and periodicity.

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Plan a lesson about creating distance-time graphs


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