Building a
Step Function
  1. Ceiling
  2. Greatest Integer
  3. Graphing
  4. Modeling

 
Step Up
The graphs of the ceiling and greatest integer function will help you understand how these functions operate. First, complete the tables below so you can plot each of the functions on a sheet of graph paper.

Press TAB after answering each question.
x      f(x)
x    f(x)
1.00    
1.01    
1.10    
1.99    
2.00    
2.02    
2.98    
-1.01    
-0.99    
-0.90    
-0.01    
0.00     
0.02     
0.98     
Once your tables are correct, use graph paper and try to plot both functions on different set of axes. Once you have completed the graphs, check your answer.

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