Students must create functions based off commands. When they are graphed together (on paper and on a graphing calculator) they create an image of a grumpy old man. I use this activity before I have the students create their own image on Desmos.com. They say it is really helpful for them.
- Function transformation with linear, absolute value, quadratic, square root, cubic, and cubed root functions.
- Finding domain and range.
- Finding key/anchor points.
- Graphing with restricted domain and using TRACE on a TI graphing calculator.