Students learn about plotting reciprocal functions using a table of results and choosing suitable axes. The concepts of an asymptote and exponential growths are explored. As learning progresses students use a reciprocal graph to model a real world scenerio and predict unknown values.
Interactive 4 part PowerPoint with solutions.
Independent learning worksheet with progressively challenging questions. Solutions included.
Differentiated Learning Objectives
All students should be able to complete a table of results for a reciprocal function.
Most students should be able to plot the graph of a reciprocal function in all four quadrants.
Some students should be able to model a real life reciprocal function graphically.
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