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70 resources with the keyterm parabolas

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Quadratic Equations with the CBL 2

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners practice generating parabolas with a motion sensor while determining the vertex form of the equation. They compare it to the regression equation from the calculator onto a data mate software. Each student completes several...
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Shifting functions

For Students 8th - 11th
Though Sal expects that viewers are "reasonably familiar" with square roots, he takes this opportunity to explain some of the notation, and how to graph square root functions. He uses a graphing calculator from my.hrw.com/math06 to...
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SAT Prep: Test 8 Section 5 Part 4

For Students 9th - 12th
If your math students are having a hard time with graphing and slopes, this video could be a great resource as they prepare for the SAT. Sal takes care in explaining his thought process, making sure where to note different strategies to...
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SAT Prep: Test 5 Section 3 Part 4

For Students 9th - 12th
Explaining that the only thing he gets in return for these videos "is the satisfaction of you guys getting a perfect score on the SAT," Sal charges on through the practice SAT problems. Students who have a difficulty with parabolas and...
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SAT Prep: Test 5 Section 9 Part 4

For Students 9th - 12th
Graphing skills are a focus of this video, making it ideal for students who have a hard time using slopes and functions. Additional problems involve visualization, geometric figures, and algebraic factoring.
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SAT Prep: Test 3 Section 4 Part 2

For Students 9th - 12th
Sal explains how helping his young cousins with their math skills inspired him to make this series of videos, so he can help a bunch of people pass the SAT. In this video, he covers exponents, quadratics, and parabolas in problems 5-9 on...
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Stretching the Quads

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Scholars investigate transforming parabolas.  In this transforming parabolas lesson, they take the parent graph y=x^2 and transform it by shifting left, right, up, and down and shrinking and stretching. The class finds maximums,...
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Graphs of Quadratic Functions

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
The equations look different, but their graphs are the same. How can that be? This activity leads your mathematicians in an exploration of three different forms of the same quadratic function. After comparing the equations, their graphs,...
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Reading Graphs

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Working independently or in teams, your class practices connecting graphs, formulas and words. This lesson includes a guided discussion about distance vs. time graphs and looking at how velocity changes over time.  
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Review Graphing Parabolas & Circles

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students review how to graph parabolas. They practice graphing two different parabolas using the vertex and table method. They solve problems related to graphing circles, determining the radius and the center.
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Parabolic Food Fight

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Ask your class if they'd like to explore parabolas by flinging grapes across the room. There isn't a child alive who'd say no to that. They determine quadratic functions to fit the parabolic curves of grapes being catapulted with a...
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Podcasting Parabolas

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore parabolas.  In this algebra and technology lesson, students construct the equation of a specific parabola, then take digital photos of real-life representations of these parabolas.  Students create a podcast with a...
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Graphing Calculator Activity: Non-Linear Functions

For Students 8th - 9th
In this graphing calculator activity, students observe the steps in using a graphing calculator to figure the coordinates in a non-linear function. Individually, they evaluate given a specified function, create a table, sketch a graph of...
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Vertex Form of Parabolas

For Students 9th - 11th
Using the method of completing the square, algebra learners rewrite quadratic equations from standard form to vertex form. They will also graph quadratics, stating the vertex and axis of symmetry.  Solutions are provided.
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Constructing a Parabola

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students construct parabolas using Islamic Mathematics.  In this constructing parabolas using Islamic Mathematics lesson, students discuss parts of the parabola including vertex, focus, and directrix.  Students construct a parabola using...
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Graphing Equations

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Partner up for a lot of thinking! Partners discuss what they know about solving equations. Then, after teacher modeling, they graph and analyze quadratic equations both by hand and using the TI-calculator to see the resulting parabolas....
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Graphing Non-Linear Functions

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Graph non-linear functions where the parent graph, y = x^2 and then multiply by 2, 3, and 4. Pupils graph each version of the parent graph and compare it with the other graphs. They use the higher the coefficient in front of x^2, the...
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Parabolas

For Teachers 9th - 11th
In this Algebra I/Algebra II worksheet, students identify the vertex and the axis of symmetry of a parabola, given the equation.  The two page worksheet contains a combination of ten multiple choice and free response questions.  Answers...
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Parabolas

For Teachers 10th - 11th
In this algebra worksheet, students solve parabolas using the standard and vertex forms. They find the vertex and asymptote and graph the parabola. There are 64 problems.
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Quadratic Equations Investigation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate quadratic equations.  In this investigating quadratic equations instructional activity, students graph quadratic equations.  High schoolers determine the vertex, x-intercepts, and y-intercepts of quadratic...
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Parabolas

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars investigate parabolas and their equations.  For this parabolas and their equations lesson, students graph quadratic equations on their graphing calculator.  Young scholars find the axis of symmetry of a parabola.  Students...
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Graphing Quadratic Functions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils explore quadratic functions in this algebra instructional activity. They investigate transformation of quadratic functions using the TI calculator. They use the vertex form for this instructional activity.
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Conics as a Locus of Points A Cabri Jr. Activity

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students complete three activities exploring parabolas from geometric definitions. In this geometry lesson, students follow detailed directions to explore parabolas by exploring their relationship to circles.
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Explore Graphs and Factors

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Pupils graph the factors of a quadratic as linear equations and graph the parabolic equation in factored form. Also, they investigate the relationship between the x-intercepts of the lines and the zeros of the parabola.