Discussion:  Traffic Jam Applet tool 
Topic:  Teaching the Concept of Functions 
Related Item:  http://mathforum.org/mathtools/tool/10/ 
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Subject:  RE: Teaching the Concept of Functions 
Author:  gene 
Date:  Sep 24 2004 
> Maybe the thing to do is start
> out with something that makes sense...like f(x) = x2 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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