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Linear Functions

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
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Guided activities with the Graph Explorer applet, in which students explore how the graph of a linear function relates to its formula, and learn to graph and edit functions in the applet, including on...
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Graphing Calculator

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
Calculator 
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Meta Calculator is a free online multipurpose calculator that supports the majority of calculator features used in high school or college. Features include

FooPlot  Online graphing calc...

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
JavaScript 
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This tool lets you plot functions, polar plots, and 3D with just a suitable web browser (within the IE, FireFox, or Opera web browsers), and find the roots and intersections of graphs. In addition, yo...
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Grapher

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
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Draw standard, parametric, or polar form with this 2D grapher, which supports trigonometric, logarithmic, wave, and dozens of other mathematical functions.
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Scrambler

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
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The "Scrambler" is an amusement park ride with a central rotating hub with three central arms, with spokes at the end of each arm that rotate in a different direction. This applet, approved by the El...
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Basic Equation Plotter

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
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The user can enter an equation into the solver and the solver will plot the equation over the specified interval.
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Graphs and Functions

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
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This lesson is designed to introduce students to graphing functions.
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Data Flyer

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
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This activity allows the user to plot a set of (x,y) ordered pairs and graph a function on the same coordinate plane. The applet allows the manipulation of a function of the form y = f(x).
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Graphin' Exponential Functions

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
Flash 
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Graphs up to three exponential functions at once, allowing variation in four parameters.
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Chaos In the Classroom  Visua...

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
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The logistic equation is a simple dynamical system that illustrates very nicely the emergence of complex chaotic behavior from a single, simple equation. This lesson plan is targeted towards high scho...
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GX2: Graph Explorer

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
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A Java2based applet which behaves like a graphing calculator. Graph equations, define additional functions, add parameters, add color to selected graphs, and label objects.
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Function Flyer

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
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Students can manipulate the constants and coefficients in any function thereby encouraging the user to explore the effects on the graph of the function by changing those numbers.
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Graphit

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
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This activity allows the user to plot ordered pairs and algebraic functions on the same coordinate plane.
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Functions

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
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Investigate constant, linear, quadratic, cubic, square root, cube root, absolute value, rational, natural log, and exponential functions. Parent functions and full form functions for modification are...
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Reading Graphs

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
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Demonstrates the connections between formulas, graphs and words.
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Graph Explorer

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
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An applet essentially mimicking a graphing calculator, this is used in a number of activities from the same author. Graph functions, experiment with parameters, distinguish between functions by graphi...
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Playing with Functions

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
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Students choose one or two functions and perform a variety of operations (adjusting parameters; combining through addition, multiplication, or composition; reflecting; others possible).
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Double Ferris Wheel

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
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This is a Java Sketchpad animation of a double ferris wheel; the path of one passenger is traced as the ride spins.
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Function Game

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Given a graph of a function, students must choose a function family then appropriate parameters to match the function. Five variations possible.
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Cubic Function Explorer  Math...

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
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An interactive applet that allows the user to graphically explore the properties of a cubic function. Specifically,
it is designed to foster an intuitive understanding of the effects of changin...
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Got a Plan? (PDF file)

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
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Use this sample activity with the Piecewise Linear Function Grapher to explore different cell phone plans and find out what works best for different situations.
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Translation of Functions

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
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Students create both geometric and algebraic translations of a function, match the two translations, and use the components of the geometric vector to write an equation for translated image. The li...
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Functions

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
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Investigate constant, linear, quadratic, cubic, square root, cube root, absolute value, rational, natural log, and exponential functions. Parent functions and full form functions for modification are...
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What's My Model?

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
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Students will investigate several different regression models and determine which of the models makes the most sense, based upon a realworld situation (cooling a cup of hot chocolate).
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Transformations with High Scho...

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
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An education student at Utah State University describes how she used eNLVM with a group of high school students taking PreCalculus and studying the topic of graph transformations.
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