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# Common Core Standards: Math

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#### The Standards

# High School: Functions

### Building Functions HSF-BF.B.4

**4. Find inverse functions.**

A lot of relationships are one way streets. Your students are probably facing that harsh reality in the form of unrequited love. They can buy bouquets of flowers and a heart-shaped boxes of chocolates, but it doesn't mean they'll get any back. Too bad they already ordered that enormous stuffed lovebug.

One-way relationships might be unavoidable in life, but math is much kinder (and your students should remember that). In mathematics, we can have relationships that are two-way streets. They're called **inverse functions**, and students should know how to find them.

Easier than finding love, anyway.