### Function Machines 1 (Functions and Tables)

Drop a number into a function machine, and see what number comes out! You can use one of the six pre-set function machines, or program your own function rule into one of the blank machines. Stack up to three function machines together. Input and output can be recorded in a table and on a graph.

#### LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

• Write a function rule based on an input-output table.
• Create an input-output table for a given function.
• Find input and output values based on a function and/or an input-output table.

#### VOCABULARY:

• function, input, output

### User Lesson Materials (3):

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##### Function Machines Mathematical Explanation Writing Prompt

This worksheet allows students to compare the price of two different taxicab companies in order to decide which is the best price. They then state a claim about which company has the best price and support it with evidence and reasoning.

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##### Seat Work for Whole Class Instruction

This is a customized student exploration sheet to be used as “seat work” when the Gizmo is presented for whole class instruction. Suggestion: Review the Gizmo’s Teacher Guide and original Student Exploration Sheet to determine which parts of the Gizmo lesson need to be modeled by the teacher.

• ##### Altered Function Machine

Function Machine 1 is somewhat simplified

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