Ch 10: Types of Functions in Precalculus

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Types of Functions in Precalculus - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

In precalculus, there are a variety of function types to learn and understand. This chapter provides an in-depth look at these to help you prepare for quizzes and tests, or complete homework assignments. Each lesson explores a different type or aspect of a function to boost your knowledge at a pace that works for you. Review the lessons to better understand domain and range, power and radical functions and much more.

The video lessons in this chapter average 10 minutes each and feature full transcripts with easily identifiable vocabulary words. Review them in any sequence, and revisit as often as you'd like. If you need additional information about any lesson topic, feel free to submit your questions to our experts. Self-assessment quizzes and a chapter exam are available to gauge your understanding of this subject area. Once you've completed this chapter, you will comprehend the following:

• The basic and key terms of a function
• Identification and notation of functions
• The meaning of domain and range in a function
• Equations and graphs of a power and radical function
• The definition and graphs of reciprocal functions

Lesson Objective
What is a Function: Basics and Key Terms Describe how to use function notation and why it's useful.
Functions: Identification, Notation & Practice Problems Explain the process of using function notation, and discuss why it's useful.
What Is Domain and Range in a Function? Learn which values are not allowed in a function.
What is a Power Function? - Definition, Equations, Graphs & Examples Discover how to write and graph power functions.
What is a Radical Function? - Definition, Equations & Graphs Study the process of graphing square root and cube root functions.
Reciprocal Functions: Definition, Examples & Graphs Define and explain how to graph reciprocal functions.

6 Lessons in Chapter 10: Types of Functions in Precalculus
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