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56 resources with the concept axis of symmetry

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Get Your Organisms Organized

For Teachers 6th Standards
From large to small, show your class how to organize them all! Included within the guide is everything you need to take their knowledge of classification from the cellular to the species level. The worksheets focus on building vocabulary...
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Graphing Quadratics

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Quadratics only have three terms, but each one is fairly important. Scholars use an interactive to explore how each coefficient affects the graph of a quadratic function. They also see how changes to the vertex form and how changes to...
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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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Football, Physics, and Symmetry

For Students 9th - 12th
Ready to tackle the concept of symmetry? Show your class a video that combines it with football, and you'll definitely score the extra point! The resource illustrates different types of symmetry and relates it to both muscle memory and...
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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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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 Equations — What We Know

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Everything you could possibly want to know about quadratic equations, all in one resource. Instructors demonstrate how to translate between different forms of quadratics (equation, table of values, graph, verbal description) and finding...
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Dilations of Quadratic Graphs - Concept

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Help learners recognize the characteristics of a quadratic graph and how changes affect them. An informative video uses a graphing calculator in order to find out what happens when the leading coefficient of a quadratic changes. The...
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Exploring Quadratic Graphs - Concept

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Show your class how to use properties to make graphing easier with a resource that explores the graphs of quadratics. Using tables to determine the points to graph, pupils discover the symmetry of parabolas in order to short cut the...
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Exploring the Symmetry in Graphs of Quadratic Functions

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Math is all about finding solutions and connections you didn't expect! Young mathematicians often first discover nonlinear patterns when graphing quadratic functions. The lesson begins with the vocabulary of a quadratic graph and uses...
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Key Features of Graphs

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
The key is ... After a day of instruction on key features of graphs, groups create a poster and presentation on the key features of their given function graph. The resource provides an extension activity of "telephone" using graphs.
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What is the Vertex of a Quadratic Function?

For Teachers 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...
7:05
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How Do You Graph the Parent Quadratic Function y=x2?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Watch this video to learn about the parent quadratic function. The instructor walks learners through this step-by-step process.
2:13
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What is the Axis of Symmetry of a Quadratic Function?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
The graph of a quadratic equation is a parabola. Parabolas are symmetrical. The line that passes through the vertex is called the axis of symmetry. And if the parabolas were folded along this line, the two sides would be symmetrical....
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How Do You Find the Axis of Symmetry for a Quadratic Function?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Short and simple. X equals negative b divided by two(a) is the formula used to find the axis of symmetry. If the quadratic equation is in standard form, identify the values for a, b, and c and plug the values into the formula. Do the...
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How Do You Graph a Quadratic Equation with No Solution?

For Teachers 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...
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Algebra 2 - Conic Sections - Parabolas

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The first minute and a half of this video rambles on before the presenter begins to talk about conic sections. Using a whiteboard, he dissects a cone to show the different shapes that are inside, focusing on parabolas. He gives an...
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How Do You Graph a Quadratic Equation in Intercept Form?

For Teachers 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,...
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Math IR - Final Exam

For Students 8th - 9th
This review instructional activity touches on a number of different Algebra 1 topics. Learners solve and complete 38 different types of problems. First, they find the inequality that is best represented in the graph illustrated. Then,...
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Symmetry in Polygons

For Students 8th - 10th
Practice identifying and creating symmetrical shapes with this instructional activity. For this instructional activity, learners identify and draw figures with reflectional and rotational symmetry. They draw all axes of symmetry and...
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Graphing Parabolas

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Explore graphing quadratic functions by writing them in vertex form. Learners use their skills of completing the square to rewrite standard form in vertex form. They recognize key features in the equation and transfer them to the graph,...
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How Do You Graph a Quadratic Equation in Intercept Form?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
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,...
6:19
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How Do You Make a Table for a Quadratic Function?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Making a table for a quadratic function is not so complicated. Here are a few tricks to make it easier. One trick is to find the axis of symmetry and another is to find the vertex. These two values can be used to pick values to plug in...
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What is a Parabola?

For Teachers 8th - 9th
What do you get when you graph a quadratic function? Not a line, that's the graph of a linear equation. The graph of a quadratic function is a curved line, either opening upward like a smile, or opening downward like a frown. The...