Access Point #: MAFS.912.F-IF.3.AP.8bArchived Access Point

Describe the properties of a function (e.g., rate of change, maximum, minimum, etc.).

Essential Understandings


  • Point to the highest point on the graph as the maximum.
  • Point to the lowest point on a graph as the minimum.
  • Identify rise/run (rate of change).
  • Understand the following related vocabulary slope, rate of change, y-intercept, rise, run, high, low, maximum and minimum.
  • Understand when y = mx + b that m = rate of change and b = y-intercept.
  • Understand the coordinate plane.
General Information
Number: MAFS.912.F-IF.3.AP.8b
Category: Access Points
Date Adopted or Revised: 07/14
Cluster: Analyze functions using different representations. (Algebra 1 - Supporting Cluster) (Algebra 2 - Supporting Cluster)

Clusters should not be sorted from Major to Supporting and then taught in that order. To do so would strip the coherence of the mathematical ideas and miss the opportunity to enhance the major work of the grade with the supporting clusters.

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