Number Cruncher


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In this activity, students enter inputs into a function machine. Then, by examining the outputs, they must determine what function the machine is performing. This activity allows students to explore functions and what inputs are useful to plug into the function machine. This activity includes supplemental materials, including background information about the topics covered, a description of how to use the application, and exploration questions for use with the java applet.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: PS/Pre-K to 12

    Topics: Addition & Subtraction, Coordinate Systems & Graphing, Multiplication & Division, Education, Child Development & Family Services, Algebra & Functions, Professional Development, Curriculum Design, Number Sense, Mathematics


    Resource Pedagogy

    Resource Type/Classification:

    • Reference Materials
    • Teacher Materials

    Tool for: Students, Teachers