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Ch 12: Graph Symmetry: Precalculus Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Graph Symmetry chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the functions of symmetry in precalculus 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 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.

DayTopic Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday Symmetry Recognizing symmetry; the X-axis and Y-axis
Tuesday Algebraic and numerical symmetry Recognizing symmetry algebraically and numerically
Wednesday Identifying symmetry by the origin Recognizing symmetry graphically, algebraically, and numerically based on the origin
Thursday Line of Symmetry How to find the line of symmetry; parabola and vertex
Friday Even & odd functions
Tessellations
Definitions and examples

5 Lessons in Chapter 12: Graph Symmetry: Precalculus Lesson Plans
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Recognizing Symmetry Graphically, Algebraically, and Numerically About the X-axis and Y-axis

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.

Recognizing Symmetry Graphically, Algebraically & Numerically About the Origin

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!

Identifying the Line of Symmetry: Definition & Examples

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.

Even & Odd Functions: Definition & Examples

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!

Tessellation: Definition & Examples

5. Tessellation: Definition & Examples

In this lesson you will learn what a tessellation is and how to determine whether or not a pattern is a tessellation. After looking at some examples, you can take a brief quiz to see what you learned.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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