Name:  __________________________________               FUNCTION APPLICATIONS

LINEAR FUNCTIONS                     Template:         y = mx + b

Most Frequent Applications:

1)      Perimeter of a rectangle

2)      Perimeter of a equilateral, isosceles, scalene or right triangle

3)      Degrees in a triangle

4)      Rate of change, i.e. miles per hour

5)      Cost with a fee

6)      Cutting a board split using arithmetic expressions (less than, more than)

7)      Slope

8)      X-intercept and Y-intercept

9)      Domain and Range

10)  Inequalities

QUADRATIC FUNCTIONS            Template:         y = ax^2 + bx + c

Most Frequent Applications:

1)      Area of a rectangle or right triangle

2)      Time and Height of a ball thrown in the air

3)      Parabola description

4)      Domain and Range

TOOLS to SOLVE

1)      Table of values – Process Chart

2)      Plot points on graph paper

3)      Graph on the calculator – use second/table to see the values

4)      EOC Formula sheet

5)      Ability to evaluate expression using:

a.       Distributive property

b.      Combining like terms

c.       Operations with integers and fractions

6)      Ability to solve equations using:

a.       Distributive property