We’ve all learned what factoring is in at least third grade. The simple explanation taught to us at this grade period is the following… Factoring deals with having a number, x and figuring out how many numbers multiplied could give you the value x. A more advanced method of this method is to factor using the…

# Month: March 2017

## In the Long Run 🏃💨

After completing the Desmos activity. The two functions I have chosen to elaborate on in this blog are y=(x-2)^4 and y=2(x+3)^7. The reason why I picked these two functions are how the two graphs become one graph that appears to be aligning with the y-axis; when zoomed out. However when an individual zooms into the graph. The…

## Fiddler Crabs🦀 & Babies👶🏽

To begin, Allometry is the growth of portions of the body at different rates. In order to have a negative allometry, one body part should continue to increase, while another part of the body begins to decrease. To have positive allometry there should be two body parts that increase over time together. After completing the Desmos activity there is an example…

## You’ve got the Power

To begin a power function’s formula is f(x) = kx^P. In the formula, k and p are considered constants. Power function graphs shapes can take on many shapes. The “k” in the formula has nothing to do with the shape of the graph. The “k” is responsible for the expansion or compression of the function…

## Function Machines

The way a function can be looked at as a machine is due to the fact that machines require supplies to be placed in it to make sure goods are produced out of it. In order to have good products formed in the machine needs to follow a format and have the proper…

## Changing Stock Prices

From my understanding, the rate of change has to do with functions. When an individual is asked to find the rate of change; they are being asked to find the slope of the Secant line that’s between two points. The way the average rate of change is calculated is by finding two points of a…

## Math Autobiography

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