# Ch 10: Functions: Precalculus Lesson Plans

The Functions: Precalculus chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the mathematical equations and real life uses for functions in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

## Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Functions: Precalculus chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday What are functions used for? The symbol f, x variable, y variable, y = f(x), function identification, function notation, and the vertical line test
Tuesday Range and domain Possible inputs, possible outputs, graph squishing, real numbers, dividing by zero, and general rules for range
Wednesday Power functions Understanding the formula f(x) = kx^n, graphs of power functions, parabolas, and symmetry
Thursday Radical functions Understanding the importance of domain prior to graphing radical functions, quadratics, u-shaped graphs, and inequality equations to avoid complex numbers
Friday Transformations Translation, rotations, reflections, dilation, how adding or subtracting affects how the graph shifts, and f(x - h) + k

6 Lessons in Chapter 10: Functions: Precalculus Lesson Plans
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