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TI-Nspire Mini-Tutorial: Composite Functions, Linear to Logarithmic

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# VIDEO: TI-Nspire Mini-Tutorial: Composite Functions, Linear to Logarithmic

## What Are Composite Functions?

### Modeling Functions

A function machine is often used to model a function. A function machine takes an input value, x, and that results in an output value, f(x).

A composite function occurs when the output of one function is the input value for another function.

Let’s look at some examples. Here is a simple linear function.

Let’s use an input value of x = 2.

Now, let’s take this output value for f(2) and use it as an input value for this function.

Let’s evaluate this function for f(2).

Here’s another way of writing g(f(x)).

With this function the original input value of x = 2 results in the same output.

In this TI Nspire tutorial for the TI-Nspire CAS, we explore mapping one linear function to a logarithmic function. This video supports the TI-Nspire Clickpad and Touchpad.

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Common Core Standards | CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSF.BF.A.1.C, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSF.BF.B.3 |
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Duration | 1.00 minutes |

Grade Range | 6 - 12 |

Curriculum Nodes |
Algebra • Functions and Relations • Composite Functions |

Copyright Year | 2009 |

Keywords | TI-Nspire, Nspire, TINspire, composition of functions |