This StudyCards™ stack begins with arithmetic examples and continues through algebra. Students compare numeric representations of the problem to confirm the correct reduced form. Use with Foundations for College Mathematics, Ch. 7.2.
Before the Activity
Understand behaviors of functions, particularly the connection between the symbolic form and the graphical form of basic functions.
During the Activity
Use this StudyCards™ set for a discovery activity that starts with arithmetic examples and continues through algebra. Confirm correct reduced forms through comparing numeric representations with your answers. A discussion of domain is included.
After the Activity
Review student results
As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
Re-teach concepts as necessary