I need help understanding what a function is!

Take a look at the function machine applets:

Don't forget to write up a detailed explanation of how your Function Machine acts like a mathematical function. You might start by saying "Our Function Machine is a mathematical function because..." After your description, tie it back into the definition of a function from your notes. This might start with "Just like in mathematics when..." See me for help if you feel stuck. You may also refer to the rubric at any time to remind yourself what the poster must contain (don't forget the example table!).

Take a look at the function machine applets:

- http://www.educationworld.com/a_curr/mathchat/mathchat010.shtml
- http://mathforum.org/library/drmath/view/52837.html
- http://www.mathwarehouse.com/algebra/relation/math-function.php

- Read both pages: http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/1472613/real_life_examples_of_linear_equations.html
- http://www.cut-the-knot.org/do_you_know/FunctionExamples.shtml

Don't forget to write up a detailed explanation of how your Function Machine acts like a mathematical function. You might start by saying "Our Function Machine is a mathematical function because..." After your description, tie it back into the definition of a function from your notes. This might start with "Just like in mathematics when..." See me for help if you feel stuck. You may also refer to the rubric at any time to remind yourself what the poster must contain (don't forget the example table!).

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