Student remember more when they figure our patterns on their own.
This activity has students use a graphing calculator (any model or computer application will work) to explore translations, reflections and dilations of the absolute value graph.
Students will learn how adding, subtracting, or a multiplying numbers from the absolute value effects the graph.
This packet includes:
- 7 page discovery worksheet
- 1 Student Help Page with direction on using a TI 83/84 Series calculator for graphing
- Answer Key
Download the sample to preview the worksheets.
Absolute Value concepts covered:
Shifting Horizontal and Vertical
Dilation: both shrinking and stretching