**Sub-claim:**A

The students solve problems involving the Major Content with connections to the Standards for Mathematical Practice

**Type of items:**Type 1

**Color Code:**Peach

**Evidence Statement Key:**F-IF.2

**Calculator:**X

Y = Yes; Assessed on Calculator Section

X = Calculator is Specific to Item

N = No; Assessed on Non-Calculator Sections

Z = Calculator Neutral (Could be Calculator or Non-Calculator Sections)

**Point:**1 each (1:26)

**Evidence Statement Text:**

Use function notation, evaluate functions for inputs in their domains, and interpret statements that use function notation in terms of a context.

**Clarifications, limits, emphases, and other information intended to ensure appropriate variety in tasks:**

i) See illustrations for F-IF.2 at http://illustrativemathematics.org

**Sample Questions (taken from PARCC’s Practice Tests and Released Items):**

EOY Released Test Item 23

2016 #26

**1. EOY Released Test Item 23**

Jamie has a plan to save money for a trip. Today, she puts 5 pennies in a jar. Tomorrow, she will put the initial amount in plus another 5 pennies. Each day she will put 5 pennies more than she put into the jar the day before, as shown in the table.

__Part A:__

Let f(d) represent the amount of pennies she puts into the jar on the day d. What does f(10) = 55 mean?

A. Jamie will put 10 pennies in the jar on day 55.

B. Jamie will put 55 pennies in the jar on the day 10.

C. Jamie will have 10 pennies in the jar on the day 55.

D. Jamie will have 55 pennies in the jar on day 10.

__Part B:__

Let f(d) represent the amount of pennies that Jamie puts into the jar d. Today is day 0. Select the statement that is true.

A. f(d+1) = f(d)

B. f(d+1) = f(f(d))

C. f(d+1) = f(d) + 1

D. f(d+1) = f(d) + 5

**2. 2016 #26**

__Part A:__

The table shows the temperature t in degrees Fahrenheit recorded at a weather station h hours after midnight yesterday. If t is a function of h, what is the value of t(2)?

Enter your answer on the blank.

t(2) = _____

__Part B:__

Which statement is true based on the table in Part A?

Select the correct symbol.

t(2) ____ f(1)

choices:

>

<

=

**Answers:**

*...to be posted soon*

**Reference:**

PARCC. (n.d.). Retrieved January 13, 2017, from http://www.aps.edu/assessment/parcc