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313 resources with the concept quadratic functions

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Rocket Quads

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewHow high will it fly? Pairs build straw rockets and launch them at different angles and determine the height and horizontal distance of the flight path. Teams make conjectures about how the angle affects the measured distances and use...
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Projectile Motion and Quadratic Functions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewModel the flight of a ball. Small groups collect time data for how long it takes to toss a ball between two people. The teacher leads a discussion about projectile motion to get the class thinking about how to calculate the equation of...
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The Fall of Javert

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Falling off a bridge might not sound like your idea of a good math problem, but incorporating the final scene of Les Misérables is sure to spark interest. The goal is to use the time Javert fell off the bridge to determine how high he...
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Out of Left Field

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A baseball trajectory and a parabola seem to make the best pair in real-world quadratic applications. Here is a current baseball resource with questions, discussions, and explorations regarding a quadratic function and home run...
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Parent Functions Review Sheet

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
No laundry or cooking dinner here: these parent functions are all about math. Every graph you could think of from basic linear functions to the hyperbolic arccotangent function are included. With 40 parent functions, the worksheet can be...
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Quadratic Equations and Their Applications

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Show high schoolers there is more to quadratic functions than just formulas and parabolas. Connect the math to realistic application problems with a resource that has learners consider such situations as a ball hit in the air, the...
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Test 1: Functions and Their Graphs

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Save the time creating an assessment because these function problems should do the trick. With 10 multi-part questions, they each focus on a different topic including radical, polynomial, linear and piecewise functions. The majority of...
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Functions Represented by Graphs

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Graph that function! Learners explore how the shape of a graph relates to the function the graph describes. The instructional activity uses teamwork and Function Journals to reinforce new mathematical vocabulary.
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Review: Solving Equations

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
While there are many types of equations to solve, the main focus here is on quadratics. Starting with a quick review of the different methods, learners are guided through the solving process and are challenged to solve higher level of...
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Quadratic Functions and Their Graphs

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Starting with the basics, learners discover the features of a parabola and the ways to accurately graph it. After pupils practice with graphing, the end of the instructional activity focuses on application type problems. 
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Math Exam 1 Review

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Perfect as a review guide, this worksheet provides a range of questions focusing on functions. Topics include composing functions, transformations, domains, and polynomials. Also included are corresponding worksheets focusing on other...
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Graphing and Properties of Quadratic Functions

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
Summer projects are key to helping leaners stay proficient in math skills. Here is a project that reinforces Algebra II skills. Including five parts, the project explores graphing functions and quadratic equations such as the standard...
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Linear, Quadratic, and Exponential Models

For Students 8th - 11th
Viewers play a game with Sal, in which he presents three different data sets that come from either linear, quadratic, or exponential functions. In solving this puzzle, Sal manages to not only provide a strong definition of each function,...
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SAT Prep: Test 4 Section 2 Part 2

For Students 9th - 12th
Sal clarifies that doing a math problem the correct way isn't really the correct way to do it on the SAT. If students find this statement confusing, they will understand Sal's point after watching him work quickly and efficiently through...
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Modeling a Basketball Throw

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Play ball! High schoolers explore the concept of quadratic equations through modeling how shooting a basketball can be expressed as a quadratic function. They impose a coordinate grid on the path of a shooting basketball and determine...
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Quick-Draw McGraw

For Students 10th - 12th
High schoolers graph functions that are given, and then they write the equations for the completed graphs. There are several problems included, and they are designed to be used without calculators.
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Discovering Quadratics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewGet to know quadratics from a couple of different perspectives. Classmates work in small groups to determine the optimal cooking time for microwave popcorn. Group members pop bags of popcorn for different times and collect data on the...
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Modeling Quadratics Basketball Video Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewWill he make it? After watching a video of part of a basketball shot, groups create their own videos. Teams record a video of shooting a ball at a hoop and edit it to show only a portion of the shot. Group members determine the equation...
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Throwing a Football

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewUse mathematics to help the football team. Pairs brainstorm how to approach finding a solution to a problem to help the quarterback complete more passes. By researching and collecting data, the teams derive an equation to represent the...
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How High Can You Throw?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewFind heights by measuring time. Teams collect data to determine the height that a tennis ball is thrown. Classmates measure the height of the initial release of the ball and how long it stays aloft. Using a projectile motion equation,...
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College Algebra

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Is there more to college algebra than this? Even though the eBook is designed for a college algebra course, there are several topics that align to Algebra II or Pre-calculus courses. Topics begin with linear equation and inequalities,...
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Precalculus

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Take a step beyond Algebra 2. Learners use the eBook to learn concepts from the typical Precalculus course. Content starts off with a short review of functions in general and moves on to the basic functions, finishing up with more...
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Algebra and Trigonometry

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Move on into trigonometry. An informative eBook takes the content of a College Algebra course and adds more relating to trigonometry and trigonometric functions. The content organization allows pupils to build upon their learning by...
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Intermediate Algebra

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Algebra concepts are all wrapped up in one nice bow. The resource combines all the concepts typically found in Algebra I and Algebra II courses in one eBook. The topics covered begin with solving linear equations and move to linear...