This set includes 2 worksheets for less than the price of buying them each separately!
1) Understanding "f is a function of x", independent and dependent variables: This worksheet practices a) the concept that “f is a function of x” translates to the notation “f(x)”, b) identifying independent and dependent variables, and a bit of practice using functions.
2) Writing Function Statements and Understanding Applications or Models: This worksheet practices identifying independent and dependent variables, writing function statements, and domain, range, slope units and y-intercepts for verbal descriptions.
Excerpts from instructions:
"For each of the following pairs of variables, identify the independent and dependent variable, and then write a function statement based on it."
"For each situation, a) Define variables, label them as independent or dependent, and give an appropriate unit, b) Write a function statement, ie f(x). c) Describe a suitable domain and range. d) What are the appropriate units for the rate of change? e) what would the y-intercept mean? Would you expect it to equal zero?"