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Algebra 1 Name:______________________________

Guided Notes for Section 4.4 Date:___________________ Period:______


Function Rules, Tables, and Graphs

Different types of equations create different shapes of graphs:


How to Recognize It Name of Function Type of Shape Example Equation Example Graph

No exponents or special
symbols

The x is raised to the 2nd


power

The x is inside the


symbols
For each function: 1) Identify the name of the function and the type of shape it will create, 2) Create a table of points,
and 3) Plot the points and sketch the graph with the appropriate shape.

1) y 2x 3 5
x y 4
Name of Function: ___________________ 3
2
Type of Shape: ______________________
1

-5 -4 -3 -2 -1 1 2 3 4 5
-1
-2
-3
-4
-5

2) y x 2 1
5

Name of Function: ___________________ x y 4


3

Type of Shape: ______________________ 2


1

-5 -4 -3 -2 -1 1 2 3 4 5
-1
-2
-3
-4
-5
3) y 2x 5
5
x y
4
Name of Function: ___________________
3
2
Type of Shape: ______________________
1

-5 -4 -3 -2 -1 1 2 3 4 5
-1
-2
-3
-4
-5

4) y x2 4 5

x y 4
Name of Function: ___________________ 3
2
Type of Shape: ______________________ 1

-5 -4 -3 -2 -1 1 2 3 4 5
-1
-2
-3
-4
-5
5) y x 2 5
x y 4
Name of Function: ___________________ 3
2
Type of Shape: ______________________ 1

-5 -4 -3 -2 -1 1 2 3 4 5
-1
-2
-3
-4
-5

1 5
6) y x2
2
x y 4
3
Name of Function: ___________________
2
1
Type of Shape: ______________________
-5 -4 -3 -2 -1 1 2 3 4 5
-1
-2
-3
-4
-5

7) Complete the table for the 8) Complete the table for the
function f ( x) 3 x 17 . function g ( x) x 2 .

x y x y

-9 -2

4 3

12 6

-32 -81

9) Which table matches the function y 4 x 6 ?


A. B. C. D.

x y x y x y x y

1 -2 -3 -18 -1 -10 2 2

2 2 2 2 0 -6 7 22

3 8 5 14 1 -2 9 30

4 10 6 20 2 2 12 46

Assignment: