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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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Gathering Information from Gra...

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
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Interpreting graphs and their how curved lines represent velocity on a graph of distance vs. time.
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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

Ferris Wheel Investigation

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
Computer 
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This file carefully explains parametrization of Ferris wheel and double Ferris wheel rides. It includes extensions for Calculus and (noninteractive) animations.
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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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3D Function Grapher

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
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We present two versions of a 3D function grapherone on a white background, one on a black background. The user enters a formula for f(x,y) in terms of x and y and the applet draws its graph in 3D. T...
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Familes of Functions and Point...

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
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The user can enter data points and then choose from a list of families of functions: linear, surge, trigonometric, logistic, polynomial etc. to match the data points. Current values for parameters in ...
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Function Flashcards

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
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This Flashbased program offers the graphs for a variety of linear, quadratic, and nonlinear functions presented as a set of flashcards (for those students who learn best this way). Students may des...
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Function Grapher

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
Flash 
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One of these function graphers graphs two functions at a time and traces them; the other graphs three functions at a time.
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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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Linear Functions

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
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This tutorial presents graphs of the different types of linear functions, identifying the distinguising parts and features of each. Included are f(x)=mx+b, f(x)=mx+b, f(x)=b, and f(x)=x.
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Matching Formulas to Data Appl...

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
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In this applet the user can enter any number of points and any family of functions that contains up to four constants. The constants can be then changed dynamically at a press of an arrow. That allows...
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NonLinear Functions

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
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This tutorial shows the graphs for nonlinear functions such as the greatest integer function and the absolute value function, pointing out the relevant parts and symmetries.
College Cram charge...
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Surfin' Sinefeld's Insidious E...

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
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This gives the user a multiplechoice quiz on the properties of exponential functions. The role of various parameters in the graph of the exponential function is emphasized.
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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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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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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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Double Ferris Wheel

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
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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 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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Function Game

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
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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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Functions as Processes or Rule...

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
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Discusses the notion of functions as a "number machine" with input and output.
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Funderstanding Roller Coaster

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
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This physicsexploration applet allows the user to experiment with different roller coaster track designs, then test. Friction and mass are modeled. Includes hot links to explanations of various phys...
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GX2: Graph Explorer

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
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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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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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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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