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A function is like a .......................... because ....................

1. A function is like a chocolate-making machine because it has an input which is the ingredients and an output, which is the actual chocolate bar, and the output is related to the input (- amandakannen amandakannen Oct 26, 2007)

2. A function is like a pizza store because the domain is what you call in and order, and the range are all the possibilities of pizza you might actually get. - mmcdyre mmcdyre Oct 23, 2007

3. A function is like shoe shopping because the domain would be the number of pairs of shoes you buy and the range would be the price it costs for all the shoes you pick. (IMPeachy) This would only be true if all pairs of shoes cost the same amount. Then it would be like a rule you follow to find the price. The amount you spend depends on how many pairs of shoes you want.- IMPeachy IMPeachy Nov 4, 2007

4. A function is like a chef because you can give him ingredients(domain), and he can make any number of cuisines(range). - Jeremy555 Jeremy555 Oct 24, 2007]

5. A function is like a book because the domain would be the sentences and the range would be the endless words in the sentences. (ilovefh1- ilovefh1 ilovefh1 Oct 25, 2007)

6. A function is like shopping, because the domain would be the stores you go to, and the range would be all the possible things you could buy at each different store.(ex. target,shirt) - gillema gillema Oct 24, 2007

7. A function is like a school because it has endless possibilities - baby_faced_G_reppinTB4SD baby_faced_G_reppinTB4SD Oct 24, 2007

8. A function is like philosophy. the doman would be the phylosipher and the range would be the phylisophical statement - shotgun3000 shotgun3000 Oct 24, 2007

9. A function is like a garden. The domain would be the seeds you put in and the range would be the plants that grow in your garden - Alex_Gay Alex_Gay Oct 24, 2007

10. A function is like a parade. The domain would be all of the people and the range would be the many different things that they could do. - balletgirl30691 balletgirl30691 Oct 24, 2007

11. A function is like an ice cream sundae because the domain would be the ice cream and the range would be all the different toppings you could put on it ~.(- heyyyk heyyyk Oct 24, 2007)

Old one:A function is like an ice cream sundae because the domain would be the ice cream and the range would be all the different toppings you could put on it.

New one: A function is like an ice cream sundae because the domain would be all the different toppings and the range would be any number of sundaes you can make.

12. A function is like Mr. Vizza because you ask one question (domain) and he spits out a possible thousand different answers (range) ( watsawiki )

13. A function is mailing a letter. The domain would be whom you send the letter to and the range would which day it would be received.- linz16 linz16 Oct 24, 2007

14. A function is like a school. The students are the domain and the teachers the range. (- waterpolochick1 waterpolochick1 Oct 25, 2007)

15. A function is like a movie theater because the domain would be the different films that are being shown and the range would be the number of people that attend each one. - Stripe1 Stripe1 Oct 24, 2007

16. A function is like a species; there are multiple organisms in that species (range), but each organsim only has one life (domain). - justinyer2 justinyer2 Oct 24, 2007

17. a function is like a hair salon, bacause the domain would be the salon store that you go to and the range would be the hair cut that you are going to get. - purnima purnima Oct 25, 2007

18. A function is like research, you are paired with one specific topic and the information you recieve diractly vaires to the effort you put in. [chrisca1]

19. A function is like a chocolate chip cookies, the ingredients make up the domain and the amount of cookies baked are considered the range.(breitmayer)

20. A function is like people in an elevator, the different people make up the domain and the different floors they want to go to make up the range- eriksackett eriksackett Oct 25, 2007

21. A function is like an email list. The people sending the email are the domain, and the people receiving the email are the range. (porcelainxprincess)

22. A function is like an all u can eat buffet. the buffet acts as a domain, and the oh so many choices of food acts as the range.
( brandontr4n
)- brandontr4n brandontr4n Oct 25, 2007

23. A function is like a candy store. The store is the domain and the choices of candy is the range, and their are so many to choose from. :]
(xoxdanielle17)

24. A function is like a wiki page. The domain are all of the discussions and the people who join in on those discussions are the range.(Lynn09)- Lynn09 Lynn09 Oct 26, 2007

25. A function is like a credit card. The domain is the card being charged and the range is the different amounts that are being charged. - gymnast33 gymnast33 Oct 25, 2007 (gymnast33)

26. A function is like a guitar. The number of strings on the guitar represent the domain, and the range is the number of notes that can be played. - jakerdabaker jakerdabaker Oct 25, 2007

27. A function is like a kennel because the cage (domain) can hold x amount of animals (range). - fairyprincess27 fairyprincess27 Oct 25, 2007

28. A function is like a myspace because the domain would be all the space you have and the range is all the content you can add to it.
- alexryba alexryba Oct 25, 2007

29. A function is like a halloween store because the domain would be all the costumes in the store and the range would be the different styles.- dallim dallim Oct 25, 2007

30. A function is like a classroom. The domain is the chairs and the range is the students that the seats can hold.pacman927- pacman927 pacman927 Oct 28, 2007

31. A function is like a song. There are 3 instruments: the guitar, the drums and the bass, and they each play a different part of the song (domain), yet they are all playing the same song (range). [Obviously an instrument can play more than one song, but in this case, im talking about one song in particular.] - herecomesthesun herecomesthesun Nov 28, 2007

32. A function is like a recipe, you can take the ingredients which are acting as your input and make meals which is your output. - Mcluvin09 Mcluvin09 Oct 29, 2007

33. A function is like a pitching in softball because you pitch once or twice or even three times and your speed varies with each pitch. - lovedancegoddess lovedancegoddess Nov 1, 2007lovedancegoddess

34. I function is like a hay bailer because it packages up straw (domin) into bails (range)