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Vertical and Horizontal Shifts (EQ3): HSF.BF.B.3

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Students will experiment with transformations, applying vertical and horizontal shifts to functions represented using tables, equations and graphs. The Take-home Message: Vertical and horizontal shifts can be performed on any function given its equation, table or graph. Vertical shifts are applied to the y-values while horizontal shifts are applied to x-values. This mission is aligned with Common Core State Standards: HSF.BF.B.3.

The fun stuff:
Vertical and horizontal shifts provide a powerful introduction to transformations. The mission explores these transformations through equations, tables and graphs of various functions to ensure students get a rich experience of transformations from a variety of perspectives. Facility with transformations enable students to create more complex models going forward.

The zip file includes:
★The mission. (10 pages).
★A two-page Quick Start guide for teachers. Detailed and helpful!
★Selected Answers in pdf form.
★Selected Answers online, password protected. For students to correct at home!

The mission includes:
•Vertical shifts as a modeling component.
•Function notation and notation for transformations.
•Combining vertical and horizontal shifts in equations, tables and graphs.
•Finding the vertex of a shifted parabola.
•Shifts applied to a wide variety of functions.

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