Education Technology

Piecewise Functions

Published on 06/09/2008

Activity Overview

Students investigate piecewise functions for continuity and differentiability.

Before the Activity

See the attached Activity PDF file(s) for detailed instructions for this activity.

During the Activity

Follow the procedures outlined in the activity.

Students will:

  • Investigate piecewise functions for continuity and differentiability by looking at graphs and tables on the graphing calculator.

  • After the Activity

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