Education Technology

# Activities

• ##### Subject Area

• Math: Algebra I: Rational Functions

9-12

60 Minutes

• ##### Software

TI InterActive!™

## Rational Functions

#### Activity Overview

This TI InterActive!™ activity is an algebra test which examines the student's understanding of Rational Functions.

#### Before the Activity

• Install the TI InterActive!™ on the computer
• Print pages from the attached file for the class
• #### During the Activity

Distribute the printed pages to the class.

• List the vertical and horizontal asymptotes for the given rational functions
• Determine the type of asymptote of a given rational function
• Understand that a function can be expressed in different forms
• Decide which form of a function would be easier to plot when graphing the function manually
• Find the end-behavior of a function and list both ends
• Observe given graphs and decide which one represents the listed function
• Graph the given rational functions and label the intercepts, asymptotes, and the points where the graph cuts the asymptotes
• #### After the Activity

Review student results:

• As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
• Re-teach concepts as necessary