# Step Function: Definition, Equation & Examples

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### What is the term for a function whose graph looks like a series of steps?

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### 2. If a step function contains the right most (the largest endpoint) endpoint and not the left most endpoint (the smallest endpoint) of each interval, then is it a variation of the floor function or the ceiling function?

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Understand what you know about the step function method with this worksheet and quiz. The questions on the quiz will assess your grasp of specific areas including how to describe a step function and evaluating functions.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These resources will test how well you know how to:

• Recognize whether or not a step function example is a variation of the floor function or the ceiling function
• Solve for 'H' in a Heaviside function example
• Evaluate a given graph of a step function

## Skills Practiced

Use the quiz and worksheet to practice the following:

• Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on a step function equation
• Prolem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve step function practice problems
• Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as floor functions and ceiling functions

• Analyze step functions
• Understand the greatest integer function
• Explain the least integer function
• Define the Heaviside function
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