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Exploring the Vertex From of the Quadratic FunctionLesson Planet
10th - 11th
Investigate quadratic functions in vertex form in this algebra lesson. Explore the vertex form of the parabola and discover how the vertex, direction, minimun or maximum value, and the width of the parabola can be determined by the...
Exploring the Vertex Form of the Quadratic EquationLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of quadratic equations. In this quadratic equations lesson, students graph parabolas on their calculator and determine the vertex form of the function given the graph. Students examine the vertex of the...
What is the Vertex of a Quadratic Function?Lesson Planet
2 mins 8th - 11th
The vertex of an upward facing parabola is the lowest point on the parabola and is called the minimum. The vertex on a downward facing parabola is the highest point on the parabola and is called the maximum. These are the two...
How Do You Find the Vertex of a Quadratic Function?Lesson Planet
3 mins 8th - 11th
Trying to find the vertex of a quadratic equation? Remember that the vertex is the minimum or maximum point of the quadratic equation and can be identified on a graph of the equation. First use the axis of symmetry formula to find the...
How Do You Determine if the Vertex of a Quadratic Function Will be a Maximum or Minimum?Lesson Planet
5 mins 8th - 11th
The form of a quadratic function can help you determine if the vertex of a quadratic equation will be a minimum or a maximum of the function. If the coefficient of 'a' in the quadratic form of the equation is positive the vertex will be...
Graphing Quadratic Functions - Algebra HelpLesson Planet
8 mins 9th - 12th
This clip covers a lot of ground and is perfect for those needing a little extra help remembering how to graph a quadratic function. It begins with a multi-step problem which requires the learner to graph a quadratic function, set up a...
How Do You Convert a Quadratic from Standard Form to Vertex Form by Completing the Square if a1?Lesson Planet
8 mins 8th - 11th
Starting with a quadratic equation in standard form, the instructor shows you how to rewrite the equation to vertex form. She shows step-by-step how to complete the square.
Investigating The Parabola In Vertex FormLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students engage in the investigation of the parabola that is presented in the vertex form of y=ax2+bx+c. They use a graphing calculator to display the information found while plotting the coordinates with the equation. The lesson is made...
How Do You Graph a Quadratic Equation in Intercept Form?Lesson Planet
7 mins 6th - 12th
Watch this video and find out how to graph a quadratic equation when it's in intercept form! After going through the different forms of quadratic equations, an instructor leads viewers through an example problem. For the example problem,...
How Do You Graph a Quadratic Equation with No Solution?Lesson Planet
8 mins 8th - 11th
There are many ways to solve a quadratic equation. Let's check out how to solve a quadratic equation by graphing. But first, let's find the axis of symmetry and the vertex before making a table of values. Write the values as ordered...
Random Variables vs. Algebraic VariablesLesson Planet
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Variables can vary in meaning. A reference material for AP® Statistics explains the difference between random and algebraic variables. It provides a hypothetical situation involving dice—great for use in a classroom situation.