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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...
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What is the Minimum of a Quadratic Function?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
What is the lowest point of a 'U' shaped parabola called? It's called the minimum of a quadratic function, also known as, the vertex.
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What is the Maximum of a Quadratic Function?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
What is the highest point of an upside-down parabola called? It's called the maximum of a quadratic function, also known as, the vertex.
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How Do You Find the Minimum, Maximum, Quartiles, and Median of a Data Set?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The data sample comes from the number of glasses of water consumed each day by 15 students. You are trying to find minimum, maximum, median, and quartile from this data set. Minimum is the smallest number that occurs, while maximum is...
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What is the Minimum of a Quadratic Function?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What is the lowest point of a 'U' shaped parabola called? It's called the minimum of a quadratic function, also known as, the vertex.
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What is the Maximum of a Quadratic Function?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What is the highest point of an upside down parabola called? It's called the maximum of a quadratic function, also known as, the vertex.
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Lesson 2-5: Absolute Value Functions and Graphs

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
What is absolute value? What is an absolute value function? Emerging mathematicians solve equations containing variables inside an absolute value sign.  They graph each function on a coordinate plane and identify the maximum and minimum...
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Exercise Your Way to New Math Skills!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students work as a class to analyze data.
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Maximum/ Minimum Problems

For Students 11th - 12th
In this optimization worksheet, students solve 20 short answer word problems. Students read, sketch, define variables, write equations, differentiate their equations, and find the maximum or minimum of each word problem.
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How Do You Determine if the Vertex of a Quadratic Function Will be a Maximum or Minimum?

For Teachers 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...
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How Do You Find the Vertex of a Quadratic Function?

For Teachers 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...
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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...
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How Do You Find the Minimum, Maximum, Quartiles, and Median of a Data Set?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The data sample comes from the number of glasses of water consumed each day by 15 students. You are trying to find minimum, maximum, median, and quartile from this data set. Minimum is the smallest number that occurs, while maximum is...
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Worksheet 23 - Directional Derivative

For Teachers Higher Ed
In this function worksheet, students compute the directional derivative of a function and identify the xy-coordinates of the maximum and local minimum. This two page worksheet contains six multi-step problems.
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Area & Perimeter

For Students 6th - 7th
In this area and perimeter activity, students identify and complete 7 different problems that include determining seating arrangements by arranging tables in different ways. First, they determine the number of ways an 8 square table can...
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Finding Extreme Values

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Time to get on your helmet because we are going to get Extreme! Or at least we can use a graphing calculotor to find extreme values. The class determines the extreme values and derivatives of polynomials using their TI-89 calculators.
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Easy Worksheet: Maximizing Volume

For Students 9th - 12th
In this maximizing volume worksheet, learners solve 4 short answer problems. Students find the maximum area of a rectangle, volume of a box, and height of an object. Learners determine the time at which the object in motion reaches its...
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Curve Sketching Review Worksheet

For Students 11th - 12th
In this curve sketching worksheet, students solve 13 short answer and graphing questions. Students find maximums, minimums, critical points, turning points, increasing/decreasing intervals, etc.
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Derivatives and Maximum or Minimum

For Students 9th - 11th
For this calculus worksheet, students calculate the maximum, minimum, and determine if the graph is concave up or down. There are 2 questions.
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Maximum and Minimum of Functions

For Students 10th - 12th
In this calculus worksheet, students are given functions and values to derive using the functions. They are asked to find the maximum, minimum and point of inflection. There are 28 questions.
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Lesson 10-6: Using the Quadratic Formula

For Students 9th - 12th
In this quadratic formula worksheet, students solve 5 quadratic problems.  Students use the quadratic formula to find maximums, minimums, roots, and y-intercepts.
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Intervals

For Students 9th - 12th
In this intervals worksheet, students determine the coordinates at a point of inflection.  They compute the deritative of a function and sketch curves that satisfy given conditions.  Students solve equations using the Mean Value Theorem...
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Applications of Derivatives

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students investigate the absolute maximum of a function.  In this absolute value of a function lesson, students find the absolute maximum and minimum of a function on a closed interval of 1 to 4.  Students find the derivative of the...
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Functions & Derivatives

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this functions and derivatives worksheet, learners write an equation of a line tangent to a given function. They list the x-coordinate of the critical point, determine the relative minimum, relative maximum and identify functions....