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# Search > Learning Exercise Results > Interpreting Transformations of Functions

## Learning Exercise: Interpreting Transformations of Functions

Title:
Interpreting Transformations of Functions
Material:
Description:
This assignment was created by Nicole McGlashan of Huron High School, Huron, South Dakota. It describes a self-directed activity for students to practice finding the transformations of functions by comparing the function to the graph of the intial function. There is a link to the National Library of Virtual Manipulatives for Interactive Mathematics and Larry Green's interactive website that the students participate in.
Course: Algebra II , Advanced Algebra , Pre-Calculus , Trigonometry

Submitted by:
Kurt Cogswell
July 27, 2004

### Audience

• College General Ed
• High School

### Topics

Transformations of functions and the related transformation of function graphs.

### Requirements

To successfully complete this lesson, the students should be familiar with: Algebraic manipulation of equations; Solving radical equations; Solving rational equations; Solving absolute value equations.

Graphs of polynomials, radical, rational, and absolute functions

### Learning Objectives

After having completed this lesson the student should be able to determine the initial graph of a function and be able to determine the transformations of its graph that result from transformations of the function.

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