Functional Notation Video Lesson with Guided Notes

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This video lesson is perfect for sub plans, class activities, math centers, remedial help, or flipping your class.

This video lesson teaches students how to understand and use functional notation. In particular, your students will be able to...
* Identify functional notation
* Explain the terms argument and formula as they relate to functional notation
* Solve for f(x) given x. For example: find f(8)
* Identify coordinates of the function in functional notation
* Write a linear function in functional notation
* Add, subtract, multiply, and divide functions in functional notation

You receive not only the instructional video but accompanying notes for students to complete as they watch the lesson. Answer key is also included.

This means you can easily hold your students accountable, increase their retention and understanding, and provide them a great resource for review.

Perfect for in-class demonstration, remedial help, sub plans, or for flipping your class.

Upon purchase, you will immediately receive the student notes as well as access to stream the full video lesson from Teachers pay Teachers. If you want your students to access the video at home, you will be able to request either a downloadable copy or a YouTube link. Please allow up to 2 business days after submitting your request to receive these additional video formats.

This lesson is designed for Algebra 1 students. If you want to teach functional notation on a more beginner level, check out this pre-algebra lesson on non-linear functions & functional notation.

Grab the related video lessons:
* Graphing Relationships
* Relations & Functions
* Graphing Linear Equations
* Intercepts
* Direct Variation
* Scatter Plots

Or, save money by purchasing the complete Introduction to Functions Unit & enjoy video lessons all unit long.

The full Introduction to Functions Unit includes the following resources for ALL of the lesson listed above:
* Video lessons that teach each concept in a way students can easily understand
*Guided student notes that keep students engaged, hold them accountable, and serve as a fantastic study tool (teacher’s version is also included)
* Differentiated practice/homework exercises that build students' skills
* Quick review videos to reinforce key concepts
* Unit review & study guide that teach study skills & improve test scores
* Editable assessments that make it easy to accurately assess students' skills

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