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Functions are all around us, though students do not always realize this.

I learned that Function


and Relation connects with each other and in function there is no other pair connects to it just
only one pair on the x-value but different in y- value. It serves as a review, we already tackled
it in our junior high that a relation between two sets of numbers can be illustrated by a graph in
the Cartesian plane and that a function that passes the vertical line test the vertical line can
be drawn anywhere and intersect the graph in at most one point.
For example, a functional relationship between quantities is at play when we are paying for
gasoline by the gallon or fruit by the pound. We need functions for financial plans so we can
calculate such things as accrued income and interest. Functions are important as well to
interpretations of local and world demographics and population growth, which are critical for
economic planning and development. Functions are even found in such familiar settings as baseball
statistics and metric conversions.
It has a positive impact for me because I can use it in everyday life, I thought that basic
math (add, subtract, multiply and divide) is the only thing I can use in real life. I didnt know
function as well.

There are many kinds of relations. Among the most important algebraic relations
are functions. A function is a relation in which one variable specifies a single value of another
variable. Functions can often be used to model real situations. Identifying an appropriate
functional model will lead to a better understanding of various phenomena.

For example, when you toss a ball, each second that passes has one and only one
corresponding height. Time only goes forward, and never repeats itself. The height of the ball
depends on how much time has passed since it left your hand. This is a one-way relationship
although each moment of time is unique, it is possible for the ball to be at a particular height
more than once as it goes up and then down. Knowing the time will tell you the height, but knowing
the height wont give you an exact time.
But functions will really begin to come to life as us students find uses for functions in
the real world. I can apply it to myself my age and weight on my birthday each year and even
everything surrounds me, the name of a course and the number of students enrolled in that
course. It has a really big help for me that I could figure out whatever equation or formula I
could put my mind to, even though I never thought I could and usually didn't.

In this lesson I learned about forming many formulas in one situation. In this, you can know
how much amount a consumer spends depending on the value of the independent variable. We can
create functions that behave differently based on the input (x) value. It is a function can be in
pieces.
For example, riding a jeepney, the input value is distance and the output is the cost of jeepney
fare. We use Piecewise Function all the time, in our daily lives like the admission fees, the local
zoo charges admission to groups according to the following policy. In real life, lots of problems
are modeled by piecewise functions sample finding shipping costs, income taxes, and ordering tshirts. That are the few examples of piecewise function in real life situations.
It has a positive impact for me because I can make formulas in an easiest way.

In evaluating functions simply replace or substitute the function's variable with the
indicated number or expression. I learned to substitute numbers and easily multiply it with the
given number or expression. We can now solve all the complicated problem if we know how to
evaluate functions.
In real life evaluating functions happens anywhere, it occurs in any situation just like your
allowance a week or a month you can compute it depending on a given situation even if youre going
to shop you evaluate the price to the number of things you bought.
It is very useful, every day we used it to calculate everything whats going on our mind.

Compound interest is interest earned on principal plus interest that was earned earlier.
Compound interest the interest from the previous year also earns interest.
The financial world often refers to compound interest as "magic" because it is one of the
most fundamental ways to build wealth yet takes the least amount of effort. But because of the
variety of interest calculation methods out there, borrowers should compare lender offers, and
investors should compare investment offers by carefully reading the disclosure accompanying
those offers.
Mainly in finance, compound interest can be favorable for those with desired savings.
Basically the way it works is that the money you have sitting in the savings account accrues
interest. Knowing compound interest to be able to know how much Ive saved in the bank.

In this I learned to evaluate compositions symbolically. It is simpler to evaluate a


composition at a point because I can simplify as I go, since I'll always just be plugging in numbers
and simplifying. Evaluating a symbolic composition, where first plugging x into some function and
then plugging that function into some other function, can be much messier. But the process works
just as the at-a-number composition does, and using parentheses to be carefully explicit at each
step will be even more helpful.

At first I thought that the small circle here is similar to the multiplication dot and I
realized that it is far from the multiplication, it is different.
That is, you cannot reverse the order in composition and expect to end up with the correct
result. Composition is not flexible like multiplication, and is an entirely different process. Do
not try to multiply functions when you are supposed to be plugging them into each other. That
is a simple rule in composing a function.

Do not shuffle or re-arrange the variable because it will lead you to a wrong answer just like
in real life if you disarrange whats on the medicine box you dont know which one is your
medicine to take. You can make mistakes sometimes but theres always time to correct it.

There are many kinds of relations. Among the most important algebraic relations
are functions. A function is a relation in which one variable specifies a single value of another
variable. Functions can often be used to model real situations. Identifying an appropriate
functional model will lead to a better understanding of various phenomena.

For example, when you toss a ball, each second that passes has one and only one
corresponding height. Time only goes forward, and never repeats itself. The height of the ball
depends on how much time has passed since it left your hand. This is a one-way relationship
although each moment of time is unique, it is possible for the ball to be at a particular height
more than once as it goes up and then down. Knowing the time will tell you the height, but knowing
the height wont give you an exact time.
But functions will really begin to come to life as us students find uses for functions in
the real world. I can apply it to myself my age and weight on my birthday each year and even
everything surrounds me, the name of a course and the number of students enrolled in that
course. It has a really big help for me that I could figure out whatever equation or formula I
could put my mind to, even though I never thought I could and usually didn't.

In this lesson Ill be able to distinguish the difference between rational function, equation
and inequality that the rational function express a relationship between two variables and can
be represented by a table of values or graph, an algebraic fraction such that both the numerator
and denominator are polynomials. Then the Rational equation is an operation involving rational
expression and lastly the Rational Inequality is an inequality involving rational expression.
We can use this to solve a variety of problems that involve rates, times and work. Using
rational expressions and equations can help us answer questions about how to combine workers
or machines to complete a job on schedule.
It is really useful if we know how to distinguish these Rational functions. We can apply or
relate this to our daily lives. It has great impact that Ill be able to distinguish this things.

Solving rational functions is pretty straightforward if you are careful to write each step
completely. But as soon as you start skipping steps or doing stuff in your head, you're going to
start messing up. So always work neatly and completely. And never forget to check your solutions.
Thats the rule that I made, just concentrate because if you have anything on your head you cant
guarantee that you cant come up with the right answer. Solving Rational function is very simple
and easy to understand.
It is like substituting a corresponding number to the given expression or number.

In real life we can apply it too, just like representing the concentration of a drug in a patients
bloodstream the hours after the drug was administered that is one of an example in solving
rational functions in real life.

At first I was confused in solving rational inequality because it has many steps and I
dont get in the first place but now Ive understood and it is easy just by following the steps
and here there is an interval and set notation.
Solving rational inequalities is very similar to solving polynomial inequalities. But because
rational expressions have denominators.
I can relate the steps in real life, we cant achieve anything if we do nothing.

Exponential function is a function whose value is a constant raised to the power of the
argument, especially the function where the constant is e. Exponential functions look somewhat
similar to functions you have seen before, in that they involve exponents, but there is a big
difference, in that the variable is now the power, rather than the base.
To evaluate this function, we operate as usual, picking values of x, plugging them in, and

simplifying for the answers.

The best thing about exponential functions is that they are so useful in real world
situations. Exponential functions are used to model populations, carbon date artifacts, help
coroners determine time of death, compute investments, as well as many other applications.
It is very useful especially in economics and science. It has a great impact to me as a learner
because I can use this for the future solving involving exponential function.

Logarithms are still very, very useful, but in a totally different way. They are very closely
related to exponential functions. We can solve x aside from observation, mention that there is
a mathematical way to present the expression, and that is through logarithms, the inverse
process of exponentiation.

Logarithm is widely used by a chemist for the pH scale. Logarithm is important in measuring
the magnitude of earthquakes, radioactive decay and population growth. In the financial world
they help in the calculation of interest rates.

Just like in exponential function it is also very useful especially in economics and science. It
has a great impact to me as a learner because I can use this for the future solving involving
logarithmic function.

Simple interest is a quick method of calculating the interest charge on a loan. Simple
interest is determined by multiplying the daily interest rate by the principal by the number of
days that elapse between payments. Simple Interest remains constant throughout the
investment term.
Of course simple interest used in real life examples are on certificate of deposit for periods
for one year or less, on car loans, other loans (consumer loans), discounts on early payments.

It is useful for me that I know how to get the interest if talking for money simple interest
is useful for this topic.

First Ive learned that I can add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers. Then I learned that
you can add, subtract, multiply, and divide polynomials. Now I Also learn that I can also add,
subtract, multiply, and divide functions.
Performing these operations on functions is no more complicated than the notation itself.
For instance, when they give the formulas for two functions and tell me to find the sum, all
they're telling me to do is add the two formulas. There's nothing more to this topic than that,
other than perhaps some simplification of the expressions involved. To find the answers, all I
have to do is apply the operations (plus, minus, times, and divide) that they tell me to, in the
order that they tell me to.

In this lesson we used the four operations the addition, subtraction, multiplication and lastly
division. Operations on functions are similar to operations on numbers. Each operation has a
formal definition which produces a new function. Dividing two functions together will also result
in another function if the denominator or divisor is not the zero function. This is a very important
part in Operation on functions.

A proposition is a declaration that can be either true or false, but not both. For
example, Today is Friday is a proposition. This statement can be true or false, but not
both. This is my favorite so far; it is also confusing but its fun.
In this lesson we just determine if the statement is a proposition or not. It easy to
understand but it tricky sometimes.

I can relate it to real life to the fact that it is true or false, that true praise comes
often even to the lowly; false praise only to the strong.

If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is


only because they do not realize how complicated life is.

Thank you.
Thank you for always believing I could figure out whatever equation or formula I could put my
mind to, even though I never thought I could and usually didn't. I always tried my hardest and did
the best I could, but I always struggled, despite being in the honors courses. But thank you for
giving me the motivation to always try my best and believe in myself.
Thank you for always trying to teach me new and confusing ideas. Math is a tough subject, and I
know only a few students enjoy it. There are so many formulas, and it seems like the numbers
just never end. There are so many ways to figure out the answer to so many problems. So,
thank you for letting me use that in life; the idea that there is more than one way to solve a
problem.
Thank you for your help. I know a lot of people think it is just your job to help, but I can tell that
you actually care about the students and whether they understand what you are teaching. I
know that many of us had trouble understanding, but you never gave up on trying to teach us
and making sure that we got it. I struggled in your class, but I was too stubborn to admit it.
Thank you for seeing that I was having difficulty in your class and helping me, even when I didn't
ask. Thank you for showing me that it is okay to ask for help if it is needed. After all, a person
can't do everything alone.
Thank you for everything that you have done. You have helped me so much, morally and
academically. You have taught me so much that I can use in life. No, I can not use y=mx+b in my
life, but I can use the life lessons you taught me. You have taught me to never give up. You
taught me that there is more than one way to solve everything; it just depends on perspective.
You taught me that it is okay to ask for help, even if it is scary to think that I need help. You
taught me to always believe in myself, even when everything looks bleak. So thank you. Thank
you for everything.
Thank you Mrs. Alcantara