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Unformatted text preview: sefulness of functions and function notation will only
become apparent in later chapters and later classes. In fact, there are some topics that can only be
done easily with function and function notation.
Here is a brief listing of the topics in this chapter.
Graphing – In this section we will introduce the Cartesian coordinate system and most of the
basics of graphing equations.
Lines – Here we will review the main ideas from the study of lines including slope and the
special forms of the equation of a line.
Circles – We will look at the equation of a circle and graphing circles in this section.
The Definition of a Function – We will discuss the definition of a function in this section. We
will also introduce the idea of function evaluation.
Graphing Functions – In this section we will look at the basics of graphing functions. We will
also graph some piecewise functions in this section.
Combining functions – Here we will look at basic arithmetic involving functions as well as...
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This note was uploaded on 06/06/2012 for the course ICT 4 taught by Professor Mrvinh during the Spring '12 term at Hanoi University of Technology.
- Spring '12