Ch 20: OAE Middle Grades Math: Properties of Functions

About This Chapter

Prepare for the OAE Middle Grades Mathematics test with the help of engaging video lessons and self-assessment quizzes in this chapter. The videos can refresh your knowledge of the properties of functions and the quizzes can assist in gauging your readiness to take the exam.

OAE Middle Grades Math: Properties of Functions - Chapter Summary

The short and comprehensive video lessons in this chapter are designed to strengthen your knowledge of the properties of functions as you get ready to take the OAE Middle Grades Mathematics test. Upon completion of this chapter, you should be prepared to answer questions on the exam that address the following:

  • Understanding the basics and key terms of a function
  • Shifting graphs on a plane
  • Adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing functions
  • Identifying domain and range in a function
  • Composing functions and examining inverse functions
  • Examining linear vs. nonlinear functions

The video lessons examine the properties of functions in a high-quality visual format that creates an engaging, yet comprehensive learning environment. This online approach helps you learn at your own pace while making sure you fully understand the materials as you get ready for the exam.

Objectives of the OAE Middle Grades Math: Properties of Functions Chapter

The topics covered in this OAE Middle Grades Math: Properties of Functions chapter are found in the algebra and functions section of the OAE Middle Grades Mathematics assessment; this section constitutes approximately 33% of the total exam. This chapter can help you prepare through the comprehensive videos and transcripts available with each lesson. You can also take self-assessment quizzes and a chapter exam to strengthen your knowledge of functions and their properties while gaining access to questions formatted similarly to those you'll see on exam day.

All questions on the assessment are multiple choice and many are accompanied by a graph, diagram or illustration that helps you conceptualize and solve a math problem. You'll find a set of four answers with each question, one of which you will be asked to select as the best response.

8 Lessons in Chapter 20: OAE Middle Grades Math: Properties of Functions
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What is a Function: Basics and Key Terms

1. What is a Function: Basics and Key Terms

Mapping numbers sounds complex, but we do it when we buy gasoline. We pump gasoline, and the gas station charges us based on the amount of gas that we pump. Learn how this relates to functions while reviewing the basics and notations in this lesson.

Transformations: How to Shift Graphs on a Plane

2. Transformations: How to Shift Graphs on a Plane

What is a transformation? Well, it's something that transforms one function into another! To see what I mean and how that looks, check out this lesson!

How to Add, Subtract, Multiply and Divide Functions

3. How to Add, Subtract, Multiply and Divide Functions

Adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing functions is about as simple as substituting in expressions and then just doing whichever operation it asks you to do. Check out this video lesson to see some examples of this and learn just how easy it is!

What Is Domain and Range in a Function?

4. What Is Domain and Range in a Function?

The domain and range are the possible outputs and inputs of a function. In this lesson, learn about what might restrict the domain and how to figure out the domain and range from a graph.

How to Compose Functions

5. How to Compose Functions

Function composition is the process of putting two or more functions together. This video lesson will explain how this process works and also show you how to evaluate functions that have been composed.

Inverse Functions

6. Inverse Functions

Inverse functions are two functions that do exactly opposite things. Check out this lesson to learn about how to write inverse functions, find inverse functions, and predict whether or not they exist.

Applying Function Operations Practice Problems

7. Applying Function Operations Practice Problems

In this lesson, learn how to apply all the different properties of functions to solve complex problems. From function operations and composition to domain and range, get your practice here!

Linear and Nonlinear Functions

8. Linear and Nonlinear Functions

After watching this video lesson, you'll be able to tell the differences between linear and nonlinear functions. You'll also be able to identify both types just by looking at graphs.

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