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FG1 Functions and relations

A relation is a set of ordered pairs.

FG10 (T8) Graphs of sine and cosine functions

Both the functions y = sin x and y = cos x have a domain of R and a range of [-1,1].

FG2 Interval notation

Often the domain of a function will be restricted to a subset of R. This subset is called an interval, and the end points are a and b.

FG3 Inverse notation

If f to the power of -1 times (x) is the inverse function of a one-to-one function f(x) then f to the power of -1 times (x) is the set of ordered pairs obtained by interchanging the first and...

FG4 Absolute value functions

The absolute value of a number x gives a measure of its size or magnitude regardless of whether it is positive or negative. If a number is plotted on a number line then its absolute value can be...

FG5 Hybrid functions

Functions which have different rules for each subset of the domain are called hybrid functions. Sometimes they are referred to as piecewise defined functions.

FG6 (T6) Circular functions

The trigonometric ratios that have been defined in right-angled triangles can be extended to angles greater than 90 degrees

FG7 Linear graphs

Understanding a linear graph is the simplest way of representing data or a functional relationship. This module explains the equations and visuals of a linear graph.

FG8 Quadratic graphs

The graph of a quadratic function is called a parabola.

FG9 Graphs and transformations

The known graphs of some simple functions and relations can be used to sketch related, but more complicated functions.

Functions and graphs

Information about functions and graphs to improve your maths skills in these areas