PreCal: Function notation

Intro: Instead of saying to get y, multiply x by m and then add b, we use function notation: f(x) = mx + b. This is more concise, and gives us a powerful notation to describe functional relationships between variables.

Table of Contents:

  1. Function notation
    1. using function notation
    2. interpreting the meaning of expressions using function notation
    3. practice
  2. Evaluating functions
    1. mental calculations
    2. formal substitution
    3. practice
  3. Section Test

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