Mathematics / Year 10 / Number and Algebra / Linear and non-linear relationships

Curriculum content descriptions

Explore the connection between algebraic and graphical representations of relations such as simple quadratics, circles and exponentials using digital technology as appropriate (ACMNA239)

Elaborations
  • sketching graphs of parabolas, and circles
  • applying translations, reflections and stretches to parabolas and circles
  • sketching the graphs of exponential functions using transformations
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
ScOT terms

Exponential functions,  Graphs (Data representation),  Quadratics,  Circular functions

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