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Author:Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
Description: About graphing calculators, and the software Graphing Calculator, a computer program for quickly visualizing two- and three-dimensional mathematical objects. Graphs illustrate plotting a given function, then seeing what happens when you modify the function in various ways to better understand relations between functions. The conclusion: you need both hands-on experience in the world of functions and a high-tech graphing calculator to explore that realm and go beyond.

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Calculators, Articles, General Software Miscellaneous
Math Topics: Functions, Graphing of Functions

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