# Ch 18: Basics of Functions

Explore entertaining video and text lessons to boost your understanding of the basics of functions. This chapter closely examines horizontal and vertical asymptotes, polynomial functions, differentiation, domain and range in a function, and more.

## Basics of Functions - Chapter Summary

This chapter serves as a fantastic resource for all things functions! Review engaging lessons that cover types of functions like linear, radical, quadratic, exponential and polynomial. Explore definitions and examine clear examples of these functions along with other related concepts. In no time, you will be prepared to do the following:

• Identify and notate functions
• Define domain and range in a function
• Pinpoint where a function is linear, increasing or decreasing, positive or negative
• Find and apply the intercepts of a line
• Use differentiation to find minimum and maximum values
• Understand what makes vertical and horizontal asymptotes unique
• Describe the behavior of exponential and logarithmic functions
• Share the meaning of linear, rational, radical, exponential, logarithmic and piecewise functions
• Write quadratic functions, and factor polynomial functions

Enjoy the ability to learn the basics of functions from home or on-the-go. The lessons are accessible from any computer or mobile device wherever you can access the Internet. Take advantage of other resources in this chapter, including short quizzes you can take to assess your knowledge lesson concepts. A comprehensive chapter exam is also available to gauge your understanding of functions.

15 Lessons in Chapter 18: Basics of Functions
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