How to Graph Step Functions


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Which of the following statements is true about a step function?

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1. Which of the following statements is true about the graph of a step function?

2. How do we represent included endpoints on the graph of a step function?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The worksheet and quiz help you check your knowledge of graphing step functions. Step function characteristics and representing included endpoints on step function graphs are topics covered on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These materials aid in testing your knowledge of:

  • How included endpoints on the graph of a step function are represented
  • Characteristics of a step function
  • Where the name step function comes from
  • Identifying the graph of a step function

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on graphing step functions
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about y values where there will be horizontal line segments in the graph of a step function
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about step function attributes and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

You can cover more material any time by using the lesson called How to Graph Step Functions. This lesson can help you:

  • Determine what a piecewise function is
  • Identify different types of functions
  • Learn how to work with step functions