Plotting Cubic Functions

Plotting Cubic Functions
Plotting Cubic Functions
Plotting Cubic Functions
Plotting Cubic Functions

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Plotting Cubic Functions

Students learn how to plot cubic functions by completing a table of results and choosing appropriate axes.  As learning progresses they begin to solve cubic equations graphically.
Differentiated Learning Objectives
  • All students should be able to complete a table of results from a cubic equation.
  • Most students should be able to plot the graph of a cubic equation.
  • Some students should be able to plot a cubic equation and use that to solve equations graphically.
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Graphical Functions Foundation Graphical Functions, Circles and Tangents Higher
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