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In this introductory activity, students explore when a graph has two zeros, one zero, and no zeros. They will also determine when a graph has real, rational, irrational, or imaginary roots. The teacher should follow up the activity with a formal discussion on the discriminant.

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In this activity, students will split rational functions into sums of partial fractions. Graphing is utilized to verify accuracy of results and to support the understanding of functions being represented in multiple ways.

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In this activity, students will compare periodic and continuous compounding and apply continuous compounding to a variety of problem situations.

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In this activity, a variety of mathematical functions and real world applications of functions are explored to help students learn the concepts of domain and range, as well as how the context of a problem impacts domain and range. Five additional problems are provided on the corresponding student worksheet for use as either further exploration or homework problems.

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In this activity, students will compare periodic and continuous compounding and apply continuous compounding to a variety of problem situations.

Texas Instruments, Inc.


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In this activity, a variety of mathematical functions and real world applications of functions are explored to help students learn the concepts of domain and range, as well as how the context of a problem impacts domain and range. Five additional problems are provided on the corresponding student worksheet for use as either further exploration or homework problems.

Texas Instruments, Inc.


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In this activity, students will split rational functions into sums of partial fractions. Graphing is utilized to verify accuracy of results and to support the understanding of functions being represented in multiple ways.

Texas Instruments, Inc.


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In this activity, students will explore logarithmic equations relating to sound intensity and pH.

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In this activity, students will use a temperature probe to generate a cooling curve and develop an appropriate regression equation to model collected data.

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Students will explore zooming in on various functions including piecewise functions. They will investigate the concept of local linearity. This introductory calculus activity has strong connections to many calculus concepts including slope, limit of a difference quotient, the definition of the derivative, and the criteria for differentiability.

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