Linear and Parabolic Functions Activity

Topic:
Functions
Follow the Geogebra checklist.
Geogebra Checklist 1. Check the box labeled y=mx+b Move the orange slider labeled m What do you notice? What happens when the slider is positive or negative? What is the “m”? 2. Now leave the orange m slider alone and move the red b slider. What do you notice? What can you conclude the b stands for in the equation? 3. Now uncheck the box labeled y=mx+b and check the box labeled y=a(x-h)^2+k 4.First move the pink slider labeled a. What do you notice or what does moving the slider do? What happens when a is negative or positive? When a=0? 5. Leave the pink a slider alone and move the green h slider. What is happening to the graph? 6. Leave the green h slider alone and move the blue k slider. What is happening to the graph?