Even Function

Pronunciation: /ˈivən ˈfʌŋk ʃən/ ?

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A even function is a function which, for any value of x Even functions are symmetrical about the y-axis.

Manipulative 1 shows functions that are even. Manipulative 2 shows functions that are not even. Click on the check boxes in the manipulatives to see different examples. Click on the check box again to uncheck it. Click on the blue points in the manipulatives and drag them to change the figures.

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References

  1. even. merriam-webster.com. Encyclopedia Britannica. (Accessed: 2010-01-31). http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/even.
  2. Rong Yang. A-Plus Notes for Algebra, pp 137-138. A-Plus Notes Learning Center, October 1, 2006. (Accessed: 2010-02-01).
  3. Mary Jane Sterling. Algebra II For Dummies, pp 104-106. For Dummies, June 19, 2006. (Accessed: 2010-02-01).

More Information

  • McAdams, David. Odd Function. allmathwords.org. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. 2009-03-12. http://www.allmathwords.org/article.aspx?lang=en&id=Odd%20Function.

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Even Function. 2010-02-01. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/e/evenfunction.html.

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