Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
111.32.A.1: The student understands that a function represents a dependence of one quantity on another and can be described in a variety of ways.
111.32.A.1.B: gather and record data and use data sets to determine functional relationships between quantities;
111.32.A.1.C: describe functional relationships for given problem situations and write equations or inequalities to answer questions arising from the situations;
111.32.A.1.D: represent relationships among quantities using concrete models, tables, graphs, diagrams, verbal descriptions, equations, and inequalities; and
111.32.A.2: The student uses the properties and attributes of functions.
111.32.A.2.A: identify and sketch the general forms of linear (y = x) and quadratic (y = x²) parent functions;
111.32.A.2.B: identify mathematical domains and ranges and determine reasonable domain and range values for given situations, both continuous and discrete;
111.32.A.2.C: interpret situations in terms of given graphs or creates situations that fit given graphs; and
111.32.A.2.D: collect and organize data, make and interpret scatterplots (including recognizing positive, negative, or no correlation for data approximating linear situations), and model, predict, and make decisions and critical judgments in problem situations.
111.32.A.3: The student understands how algebra can be used to express generalizations and recognizes and uses the power of symbols to represent situations.
111.32.A.3.A: use symbols to represent unknowns and variables; and
111.32.A.3.B: look for patterns and represent generalizations algebraically.
111.32.A.4: The student understands the importance of the skills required to manipulate symbols in order to solve problems and uses the necessary algebraic skills required to simplify algebraic expressions and solve equations and inequalities in problem situations.
111.32.A.4.A: find specific function values, simplify polynomial expressions, transform and solve equations, and factor as necessary in problem situations;
111.32.A.4.B: use the commutative, associative, and distributive properties to simplify algebraic expressions; and
111.32.A.5: The student understands that linear functions can be represented in different ways and translates among their various representations.
111.32.A.5.A: determine whether or not given situations can be represented by linear functions;
111.32.A.5.B: determine the domain and range for linear functions in given situations; and
111.32.A.5.C: use, translate, and make connections among algebraic, tabular, graphical, or verbal descriptions of linear functions.
111.32.A.6: The student understands the meaning of the slope and intercepts of the graphs of linear functions and zeros of linear functions and interprets and describes the effects of changes in parameters of linear functions in real-world and mathematical situations.
111.32.A.6.A: develop the concept of slope as rate of change and determine slopes from graphs, tables, and algebraic representations;
111.32.A.6.B: interpret the meaning of slope and intercepts in situations using data, symbolic representations, or graphs;
111.32.A.6.C: investigate, describe, and predict the effects of changes in m and b on the graph of y = mx + b;
111.32.A.6.D: graph and write equations of lines given characteristics such as two points, a point and a slope, or a slope and y-intercept;
111.32.A.6.E: determine the intercepts of the graphs of linear functions and zeros of linear functions from graphs, tables, and algebraic representations;
111.32.A.6.F: interpret and predict the effects of changing slope and y-intercept in applied situations; and
111.32.A.6.G: relate direct variation to linear functions and solve problems involving proportional change.
111.32.A.7: The student formulates equations and inequalities based on linear functions, uses a variety of methods to solve them, and analyzes the solutions in terms of the situation.
111.32.A.7.A: analyze situations involving linear functions and formulate linear equations or inequalities to solve problems;
111.32.A.7.B: investigate methods for solving linear equations and inequalities using concrete models, graphs, and the properties of equality, select a method, and solve the equations and inequalities; and
111.32.A.7.C: interpret and determine the reasonableness of solutions to linear equations and inequalities.
111.32.A.8: The student formulates systems of linear equations from problem situations, uses a variety of methods to solve them, and analyzes the solutions in terms of the situation.
111.32.A.8.A: analyze situations and formulate systems of linear equations in two unknowns to solve problems;
111.32.A.8.B: solve systems of linear equations using concrete models, graphs, tables, and algebraic methods; and
111.32.A.8.C: interpret and determine the reasonableness of solutions to systems of linear equations.
111.32.A.9: The student understands that the graphs of quadratic functions are affected by the parameters of the function and can interpret and describe the effects of changes in the parameters of quadratic functions.
111.32.A.9.B: investigate, describe, and predict the effects of changes in a on the graph of y = ax² + c;
111.32.A.9.C: investigate, describe, and predict the effects of changes in c on the graph of y = ax² + c; and
111.32.A.10: The student understands there is more than one way to solve a quadratic equation and solves them using appropriate methods.
111.32.A.10.A: solve quadratic equations using concrete models, tables, graphs, and algebraic methods; and
111.32.A.10.B: make connections among the solutions (roots) of quadratic equations, the zeros of their related functions, and the horizontal intercepts (x-intercepts) of the graph of the function.
111.32.A.11: The student understands there are situations modeled by functions that are neither linear nor quadratic and models the situations.
111.32.A.11.B: analyze data and represent situations involving inverse variation using concrete models, tables, graphs, or algebraic methods; and
111.32.A.11.C: analyze data and represent situations involving exponential growth and decay using concrete models, tables, graphs, or algebraic methods.
Correlation last revised: 1/20/2017