ERIC Number: EJ811015
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jul
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Building an Understanding of Functions: A Series of Activities for Pre-Calculus
Carducci, Olivia M.
PRIMUS, v18 n4 p394-397 Jul 2008
Building block toys can be used to illustrate various concepts connected with functions including graphs and rates of change of linear and exponential functions, piecewise functions, and composition of functions. Five brief activities suitable for a pre-calculus course are described.
Descriptors: Calculus, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematics Skills, Graphs, College Mathematics, Manipulative Materials
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Education Level: Higher Education
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