Education Technology

# Activities

• ##### Subject Area

• Math: Precalculus: Transformations

9-12

40 Minutes

• ##### Device
• TI-83 Plus Family
• TI-84 Plus
• TI-84 Plus Silver Edition
• TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition
• TI-84 Plus CE
• ##### Software

TI Connect™
TI Connect™ CE

## Just Move It

#### Activity Overview

Students explore translations, compressions, and stretches of the parent function graph f(x) = x2 and f(x) = x3.

#### Key Steps

• In this activity, students explore transformations of graphs. Modifications are made to the input and output of parent functions. In the first problem, they will begin with the transformation of f(x) → f(x–h), by changing the input values.

• Students will then complete the transformation of ff(x)→f(x)+k, by changing the output values. They will confirm their observations by exploring the transformation of h and k together.

• If time permits, students can explore the transformation of ff(x)→af(x). They will use fractions as well as whole numbers in their investigation. Students will also compare negative a-values to positive a-values.