Ch 16: Algebra II - Graphing and Functions: Tutoring Solution

About This Chapter

The Graphing and Functions chapter of this High School Algebra II Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about graphing and functions. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the operations involving graphing and functions required in a typical high school algebra II course.

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  • Begin your assignment or other high school algebra II work.
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  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
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  • Struggle with understanding compounding, inverse and polynomial functions, the natural log, slopes and tangents, point-slope formula, asymptotes or any other graphing and functions topic
  • Have limited time for studying
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  • Prefer learning math visually
  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their graphing and functions unit
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  • Want to get ahead in high school algebra II
  • Don't have access to their math teacher outside of class

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Learning Objectives

  • Learn how to graph basic functions.
  • Graph the functions of functions.
  • Define inverse functions and graph them.
  • Describe the properties of polynomial functions.
  • List the properties of exponentials.
  • Understand the uses of logarithms and the natural log.
  • Determine the slopes and tangents of a graph.
  • Use the point-slope formula to determine the equation of a line.
  • Identify the vertical and horizontal asymptotes of a graph.
  • Describe the relationship between inverse and implicit functions.

11 Lessons in Chapter 16: Algebra II - Graphing and Functions: Tutoring Solution
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Graphing Basic Functions

1. Graphing Basic Functions

Graphs are just like maps - when you know the language! Review how locations have x and y coordinates similar to latitude and longitude, and how to plot points in the Cartesian plane.

Compounding Functions and Graphing Functions of Functions

2. Compounding Functions and Graphing Functions of Functions

We know that functions map numbers to other numbers, so what happens when you have a function of a function? Welcome to functions within functions, the realm of composite functions!

Understanding and Graphing the Inverse Function

3. Understanding and Graphing the Inverse Function

If you use a function to map a to b, is there a way to go back from b to a again? Learn how to find and graph inverse functions so that you can turn a into b and back into a.

Polynomial Functions: Properties and Factoring

4. Polynomial Functions: Properties and Factoring

Everything from projectile motion to trigonometric functions can be described by polynomials. Review factoring, polynomials and quadratic functions in this lesson.

Polynomial Functions: Exponentials and Simplifying

5. Polynomial Functions: Exponentials and Simplifying

How do we keep track of a rapidly multiplying population of bunnies? Well, those are simply powers of 2. Review powers and simplify problems with exponents in this lesson.

Exponentials, Logarithms & the Natural Log

6. Exponentials, Logarithms & the Natural Log

Use the properties of exponentials and logarithms to learn how carbon dating works. This lesson covers properties of a natural log and rules of logarithms.

Slopes and Tangents on a Graph

7. Slopes and Tangents on a Graph

Hit the slopes and learn how the steepness of a line is calculated. Calculate the slopes between points and draw the tangents of curves on graphs in this lesson.

Equation of a Line Using Point-Slope Formula

8. Equation of a Line Using Point-Slope Formula

It's time for a road trip to Las Vegas, and after four hours of driving at 60 mph ... Are we there yet? Learn the point-slope form of the equation of a line to help answer this age-old question.

Horizontal and Vertical Asymptotes

9. Horizontal and Vertical Asymptotes

No matter how hard you try to get to them, asymptotes remain out of reach. Learn about these invisible lines on graphs that show you places your equations just can't go.

Implicit Functions

10. Implicit Functions

Sometimes inputting a variable into a function 'black box' doesn't yield a simple output. Find out what happens when you can't isolate the dependent variable on one side of the equal sign.

Contingency Table: Statistics, Probability & Examples

11. Contingency Table: Statistics, Probability & Examples

In statistics, dealing with situations where there are more than one variable can be difficult. Contingency tables can provide a way to make sense of the data given. This lesson will describe contingency tables and give some examples of them.

Chapter Practice Exam
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