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Subject:   RE: Teaching the Concept of Functions
Author: gene
Date: Sep 24 2004
On Sep 24 2004, Susan wrote:
> Maybe the thing to do is start
> out with something that makes sense...like f(x) = x-2 and
g(x) =
> sqrt x.  Seeing the square root function shift 2 to the right should
> make sense, and the composition would hopefully be clearer. I
> couldn't get the applet to take parenthesis for some reason.  

Hi Susan,
On my browser (Safari) it made a beep but took parenthesis afterward. If it
still doesn't work for you might try another browser. If it STILL doesn't work
let's try to contact the applet author.

I like your simpler function ideas.

    gene

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