Maths subject knowledge: graphs, functions and solving equations graphically NE212
Discover effective teaching of graphs and functions as part of the mathematics curriculum for students aged 10-16 years.
Who is it for?
What topics are covered?
- the link between displaying the input and output of a function machine, as a table of results, a mapping and a graph.
- the nature and qualities of a linear relationship and a quadratic relationship.
- the application of graphs to finding approximate solutions to equations.
- function notation and its use in describing transformations of graphs.
How will you learn?
How long is this course?
- reflect upon your current understanding of the basics of graphs and appreciate why graphs are important in representing connections between variables.
- develop fluency in the nature and qualities of a linear relationship.
- develop fluency in the nature and qualities of a quadratic relationship.
- apply the use of graphs to display situations, find connections and solve problems.
- investigate how function notation can be used to describe transformations of graphs.
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