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An Abundance of Fanciful Functions

 

Definition: We discussed rational functions, absolute value functions, piecewise defined functions, exponential functions with base e and the natural logarithm. 

 

 

Mr. Lee's Example Photo

I saw this building while I was at the cross country provincial championship meet.  I thought the roof would make a nice piecewise function.  I'm trying to be a bit more precise here with my functions so I loaded the image into the background of a Geometer's Sketchpad file.  Then I played with the functions until I got them to match up with the roofline fairly acurately.

 

Originators: Daniel & Victor

 

Photo Description: Mr. Lee's classroom door, has a absolute value sin function on it.

 

 

Originators: Paul and Kristen

 

 

Photo Description:  This light fixture looks like a rational function.

 

Originators:  Alison and Adam

 

 

Photo Description: The rooftops on this comical little house down a comical little lane looks like a piecewise function.

 

Originator: Hanna Lo

Photo Description: The edges of this chinese fan is composed of a multiple piecewise functions.

 

Originators: Ben and Matt

Photo Description: Corner Track for Train Set 

 

 

Originators: Alec and Jonathan

 

Photo Description: The cage on this goalie helmet forms a piecewise function.

 

 

Originators: Nicole B, Faith N

 

 

 

Discription: My ATV looks like a rational function.

 

 

Originators: Matthew & Lynne 

Description: Once again continuing our music theme, this Dominant Seventh Arpeggio

in C Major resembles an absolute value function.

 

 

Originators: Gabrielle and Ellen

Photo Description: The metal bars on this sailboat on this beautiful summer's day

 resemble an absolute value function.

 

Originators: Bill and Rebecca

Description: The clouds and trees form the shape of a piecewise function.

 

Originators: Kevin and Erica

 

Photo Description: This picture of a flower is a piece wise function. Each branch is part of a rational function.

 

Originators: Erika and Kurt

 

Photo Description:

 

Originator: Maryam

 

Photo Description: When looking at the walls of our school, the bricks form a peicewise function.  

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