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Description: 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).
Technology Type: Java Applet 
Author: Shodor: Project Interactivate
Language: English 
Cost: Does not require payment for use

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Lesson Plans: Cartesian Coordinate System
Graphing and the Coordinate Plane Lesson
Graphs and Functions
Support Materials: Multi-Step Functions Discussion
From Graphs to Function Machines and Back Dialogue
Functions as Processes or Rules Discussion: "Function Machines"
Introduction to the Coordinate Plane and Coordinates Dialogue
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Courses: Math 7 Deriving a function
Algebra Functions / Relations, Linear Equations, Graphing, Analyzing Linear Data, Is It Linear?, Writing an Equation, Line of Best Fit, Graphing Quadratics, Standard Form, Vertex Form, Exponential Functions
Algebra II Quadratic Equations, Graphing, Functions / Relations, Parent Functions, Linear, Absolute Value, Quadratic, Square Root, Transformations of functions, Horizontal shift, Vertical shift, Vertical stretch / compression, Horizontal stretch / compression, Polynomials, Exponential Functions, Graphing, Curve of Best Fit, Logarithmic Functions, Graphing
Trigonometry General, Trig Functions, Graphs of Functions, Transforming Graphs, Hyperbolic Functions, sinh, cosh, tanh
PreCalculus linear, quadratic, exponential, logarithmic, absolute value, domain and range of functions, graphs and parameters of these functions

Teacher Review (Not based on classroom experience)
Reviewer: rebsterjane, Jun 9 2008 04:15:45:370PM
Appropriate for: practice of skills and understandings
Ability to meet my goals: Neutral
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Comment:Great tool for dynamically looking at effect of coefficients of polynomial functions on the graph of the function. Also does a nice job demonstrating least squares.