Mathematics 3 ESO – Unit 9 FUNCTIONS OF STRAIGHT LINES AND HYPERBOLAS page 78 activity 20

Go to http://www.mathopenref.com/linearexplorer.html

Play with the “sliders” (a & b).

  1. Where does the function cross the axis if we give constant “b” a 0 value?
  2. What type of function is it if we give constant “a” a 0 value?
  3. If we want the function to have value 5 for all values of x, what “a” and “b” values should we choose?