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Chapter 1 Functions: Definition and Notation

Objectives: Student Learning Outcomes
  • Identify a function from a table of values, a graph or an equation.

  • Recognize, apply, interpret, evaluate and solve equations using function notation.

  • Define a relation and define a function.

  • Perform calculations using function notation including average rate of change.

  • Determine if a variable is dependent or independent.

  • Determine the intervals over which a function is increasing or decreasing or constant based on a numerical, graphical or algebraic model.

  • Demonstrate appropriate use of inequality notation and interval notation.

Typically students need some review on these topics. The videos below are from Khan Academy,