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Transformation - Vertical and Horizontal Shifts

Published on 06/05/2009

Activity Overview

Through exploration, students will discover the rules of vertical and horizontal shifts on functions. In this activity, students will be using the parent functions of quadratic, cubic, absolute value and square root.

Before the Activity

Download and print off copies of the student activity form. Use Connect-to-Class or any method to send the TI-Nspire file to the students.

After the Activity

Several extension problems are included in the activity to test for understanding. Students will be ready to go onto reflections, compressions, and stretches.