About This Chapter
Below is a sample breakdown of the Graph Symmetry 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||Topic||Key Terms and Concepts Covered|
|Monday||Types of symmetry; recognizing graphical symmetry about the axis||Identifying symmetry graphically along the x- or the y-axis|
|Tuesday||Recognizing symmetry algebraically and numerically about the axis||Using the x- or the y-axis to find symmetry algebraically and numerically|
|Wednesday||Recognizing symmetry about the origin||Determining symmetry graphically, algebraically and numerically based on the origin|
|Thursday||Lines of symmetry||How to identify the line of symmetry|
|Friday||Even and odd functions||Using even and odd functions to identify equation symmetry|
1. Recognizing Symmetry Graphically, Algebraically, and Numerically About the X-axis and Y-axis
When you fold a piece of paper exactly in half, you are creating symmetry. Symmetry is found in many areas of mathematics. In this lesson, learn to recognize symmetry graphically, algebraically, and numerically about the x- and y- axes.
2. Recognizing Symmetry Graphically, Algebraically & Numerically About the Origin
If you look at flowers and fruits, you'll see that many of these items in nature are symmetrical. In this lesson, learn about symmetry about the origin of a graph. When you are finished, test your knowledge with a short quiz!
3. Identifying the Line of Symmetry: Definition & Examples
Symmetry can occur in many different ways in mathematics. In this lesson, learn how to identify unique forms of symmetry by finding the line of symmetry.
4. Even & Odd Functions: Definition & Examples
Even and odd functions are an aspect of line symmetry. You can use knowledge of even and odd functions to quickly identify equation symmetry. After this lesson, test your knowledge with a short quiz!
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