Education Technology

Functions and Table Values

Published on 04/27/2004

Activity Overview

Basic Activity getting students to use the table of values, changing the how the table changes, finding common values and seeing how the patterns relate to the equation.

Before the Activity

Provide instruction for making a table of values by hand.

During the Activity

Use the attached worksheet as a guide for the activity.

After the Activity

Provide a few more examples using a viewscreen calculator to make sure that students understood about the common change being the multiplier of the X and the zero value being the constant.