Education Technology

Exploring Transformations

Activity Overview

Explore transformations of an absolute value function.


  • Students will explore transformations of an absolute value function
  • Students will use the table feature to examine the effect that stretching and translating has on the coordinates of the graph


  • Absolute value function
  • Coefficient
  • Transformation

About the Lesson

The teacher has the option of whether or not the student will create the document. It is suggested that the student does create the document. Pass back the document Exploring Transformations of a Function Create, and have your students follow the directions. Otherwise use the pre-created document that is supplied.