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332 resources with the concept quadratic functions

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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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SAT Prep: Test 2 Section 9 Part 3

For Students 9th - 12th
Carefully reading word problems is a skill that many students neglect due to time constraints or test anxiety, and Sal models how to do so in this video. Both algebra and geometry are featured in problems 10-12 of the practice SAT.
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Unit 10 Review: Quadratics

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
New ReviewEverything one wanted to know about parabolas in one place. Pupils work 27 problems as a review of the unit on quadratics. Problems range from determining key features of the function and using that information to graph the parabola, to...
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Quadratics in Vertex Form

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
New ReviewIt looks different, but yet the same. Scholars view a video that introduces them to the vertex form for a quadratic equation. Pupils realize that though the equation looks different, its graph is still a parabola, and the key features...
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Intro to Quadratics

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
New ReviewQuadratics need no introduction, but here is one anyway. Learners watch a video that introduces them to quadratics. The pupils learn what a quadratic is, its key features, and how to sketch a graph of the parabola it defines. Then, they...
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Unit 8 Review: Functions

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
New ReviewLet's finish a functional review. Pupils work through 31 items to review the concepts learned in Unit 8. Scholars determine whether a mapping is a function and identify the domain and range. Using function notation, individuals then...
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Graphing Functions to Solve Equations

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
New ReviewIntersections become solutions. Scholars watch a video on using a graphing calculator to find the solution to an equation in one variable. While watching the presentation, pupils practice working some of the examples and compare their...
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Graphing Piecewise Defined Functions

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Only choose the pieces needed. Pupils learn a way to graph piecewise functions by graphing the entire function and then only keeping the section of the graph that belongs to the piecewise function. The Mathispower4u video shows three...
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The Difference Quotient (Quadratic Function) Example 3

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Take an example out of more advanced math. Pupils observe how basic algebraic concepts help solve expressions from higher level math courses. The video from a Mathispower4u Algebra 1 series shows the evaluation and simplification of the...
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The Difference Quotient (Quadratic Function) Example 2

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Use a calculus concept to build algebra skills. A helpful Mathispower4u Algebra 1 video uses the difference quotient, a typical expression from calculus, to show different algebraic techniques. Pupils observe applications of function...
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Maximizing Light Through a Window

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Let there be plenty of light. For a perimeter of 10 feet, scholars determine the maximum area of a window composed of a rectangle and a semicircle. They draw diagrams and then write and solve equations to find the height and radius for...
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Discovering Quadratics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Get 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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Saving the US from a Missile Crisis

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Mathematically shoot down an incoming missile. Given information about the Cuban Missile Crises, learners calculate the equation of the trajectory of an imaginary missile launched from Cuba toward Washington, D.C. Scholars determine the...
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Modeling Quadratics Basketball Video Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Will 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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Regression Analysis Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Don't let your knowledge of regression analysis regress. Pupils take part in three activities to learn about regression curves. They research and collect data to predict how long it will take a basketball to hit the ground, find a...
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Throwing a Football

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Use 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
Find 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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Real World Data

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Make math class feel more real by using real-world data. Scholars research or collect data on several different topics, such as nutrition, the motion of moving objects, cooling curves, and daylight hours. They create scatter plots using...
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Midsummer Classic’s Homerun Derby

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Hit a home run with your lessons. A two-part activity has learners explore quadratic equations that model the path of a baseball. They see how changing the initial speed of the ball affects its maximum height, maximum horizontal...
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Business Ownership

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Let's learn a little bit about business! Given information about a t-shirt company, young mathematicians explore the revenue, costs, profits, and future sales. They develop mathematical models for these quantities using linear,...
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Transformational Graphing in the Real World: Building Bridges

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
No suspension here, the resource is good to go. Using graphing calculators, scholars explore how transformations affect the graphs of quadratic functions. They consider how the changes relate to the context of suspension bridges.