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331 resources with the concept graphing quadratics

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Curvy Products

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Linear x Linear = Quadratic? Given two linear expressions, scholars determine the product algebraically. They then graph the function defined by the quadratic expression and identify key features. Ideally, they'll see the relationships...
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Real World Quadratic Functions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Be a winner; use the resource. Given quadratic functions for the heights of water balloons tossed by three homerooms, scholars determine the winner. Of course, this will first require defining what constitutes winning. Longest horizontal...
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Ace in the Hole

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
How does inertia affect an object's trajectory? After watching a video on safety belt use, pupils discuss the notions of inertia. Using their knowledge, individuals try to drop a ball on a target while running, and classmates observe the...
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Function Flyer

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Fly through graphing functions with the Function Flyer. Young mathematicians use an interactive to graph different types of functions. A set of exploration questions has users investigate patterns in functions.
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How High Can I Go?

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
All you need to graph a quadratic? Two points and a line! Working in pairs, classmates find the roots of a quadratic. After learning how to find the axis of symmetry and its importance in finding the vertex, pairs graph several quadratic...
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Graphing Quadratics Made Easy: Vertex Form of the Equation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Translate the transformations of quadratics. The lesson presents the vertex form of quadratic equations and shows how to read the transformations from the equation. Given six quadratic equations, pupils graph them and describe the...
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Graphing Quadratic Equations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Sneak peek! Provide a first look at quadratic graphs using an introductory lesson of graphing quadratics that compares them to linear graphs. Pupils use graphing calculators to investigate the effects of changing the leading coefficient...
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Representing Quadratic Functions Graphically

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Sometimes being different is an advantage. An engaging activity has scholars match cards with quadratic functions in various forms. Along the way, they learn about how each form highlights key features of quadratic functions.
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Desmos Graphing Calculator

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
They say a graph is worth a thousand points. The interactive allows users to graph a wide variety of functions and equations. Using the included keyboard or typing directly into the list, learners determine the graph of a function....
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Anatomy of a Parabola

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Look at parabolas from a different perspective. The lesson introduces the idea of the analytic interpretation of parabolas. Pupils learn the vocabulary associated with parabolas including the focus and directrix. They develop the...
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Completing the Square—Plotting Quadratics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Where is the turning point? The presentation demonstrates how the process of completing the square finds several points in the graph of a quadratic. One of the most important points found is the vertex of the graph. The video shows where...
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Drawing Quadratic Graphs

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How does a quadratic function create its shape? Scholars examine the graphs of quadratic functions in an informative video lesson. By creating a table of values, learners see the patterns in the numbers that appear in the graph.
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Model Rocket

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Create a model of a model rocket. Given a scenario of flying a model rocket and the equation that models the height of the rocket, pupils create a graph of the situation. The learners must label the axis and determine an appropriate...
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Making Sense of a Quadratic Function

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Deepen understanding of quadratic functions with a well-designed lesson. By combining function notation, quadratic functions, and symmetry, learners make conclusions about different scenarios. They then critique others' methods and...
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Horizontal Translations or Phase Shifts: Horizontal Translations

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Find out what causes a function to slide. Pupils move a function along the x-axis and see the resulting change in its equation. Scholars determine the effects that the translation has on the intercepts, domain, and range of the function.
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Quadratic Functions and Their Graphs: Soccer Ball Trajectory

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Determine critical points in the flight of a soccer ball. Pupils use an interactive resource to find the vertex and x-intercepts of the graph of the trajectory of a soccer ball after being kicked. Scholars investigate the trajectory...
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Discriminant

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discriminate between the types of roots. The interactive root introduces the discriminant and its connection to the types and number of roots. Pupils use a slider to view graphically the effect of the sign of the discriminant on a...
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Identification of Quadratic Models: UFO Launch

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Build conceptual understanding of graphs of quadratic functions with an out-of-this-world resource. An interactive lesson allows learners to manipulate a graph that models the launch of a UFO. The lesson focuses on the key features of...
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Quadratic Modeling

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Use a one-stop resource for everything you'd possibly want to teach about quadratic functions and models. Scholars analyze key features of quadratic functions as well as transformations of functions through seven activities....
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Quadratic Curve of Best Fit

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Class members create a table of the number of chords that can be drawn given the number of points on a circle. Pupils analyze the data created, find a function to fit to it, and use the function to make further predictions.
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Parabola Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Class members select a picture that contains a parabola and construct a drawing of it using function graphs in the quadratic project. Individuals restrict the domains of the functions to create a more accurate drawing. They then submit a...
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Identifying Quadratic Functions (Vertex Form)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils calculate the equation of a quadratic in vertex form from a specific graph and determine an equation that would fit the description of a parabola. The final question determines the individuals' understanding of the signs of the...
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Number Game

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It's all in the numbers! Create a mathematical model to analyze a number game and develop a winning strategy. Using a given numerical pattern, scholars write an expression to model the scenario. They then interpret the pattern of the...
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Para-Ball-A

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Analyze the flight of a thrown ball. Learners determine the maximum height of a thrown ball and the time it takes to hit the ground given its initial speed. They continue to review different scenarios with different maximums or different...