Ch 17: Rational Functions & Difference Quotients: Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Rational Functions and Difference Quotients chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the students in your classroom how to graph rational functions, solve inequalities and more. 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 Rational Functions and Difference Quotients 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 Solving Equations and Inequalities Involving Rational Functions Examples of this process
Tuesday Graphing and Analyzing Rational Functions Identifying and analyzing asymptotes
Wednesday Expressions of Rational Functions Writing vertical and horizontal asymptotes
Thursday Finding Slant Asymptotes of Rational Functions Completing examples that outline the necessary steps
Friday The Geometric Interpretation of Difference Quotient Simplifying and interpreting difference quotients

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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