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What is the Vertex of a Quadratic Function?Lesson Planet
2 mins 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...
How Do You Find the Vertex of a Quadratic Function?Lesson Planet
3 mins 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...
How Do You Determine if the Vertex of a Quadratic Function Will be a Maximum or Minimum?Lesson Planet
5 mins 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...
Exploring the Vertex From of the Quadratic FunctionLesson Planet
10th - 11th
Investigate quadratic functions in vertex form in this algebra instructional activity. Explore the vertex form of the parabola and discover how the vertex, direction, minimun or maximum value, and the width of the parabola can be...
Exploring the Vertex Form of the Quadratic EquationLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of quadratic equations. In this quadratic equations lesson, students graph parabolas on their calculator and determine the vertex form of the function given the graph. Students examine the vertex of the...
Graphing Quadratics Made Easy: Vertex Form of the EquationLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Translate the transformations of quadratics. The lesson plan presents the vertex form of quadratic equations and shows how to read the transformations from the equation. Given six quadratic equations, pupils graph them and describe the...
Identifying Quadratic Functions (Vertex Form)Lesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Pupils calculate the equation of a quadratic in vertex form from a specific graph and determine an equation that would fit the description of a parabola. The final question determines the individuals' understanding of the signs of the...
How Do You Convert a Quadratic from Standard Form to Vertex Form by Completing the Square if a1?Lesson Planet
8 mins 8th - 11th
Starting with a quadratic equation in standard form, the instructor shows you how to rewrite the equation to vertex form. She shows step-by-step how to complete the square.
Study Jams! Edges, Faces, VerticesLesson Planet
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Before determining the classification of a three-dimensional shape, you need to know about the characteristics of a vertex, edge, and face. Go step-by-step using a prism, and discover what each aspect refers to and how it applies to...
Draw Polygons Using Given Coordinates as VerticesLesson Planet
4 mins 5th - 7th CCSS: Designed
At the end of the activity your learners will be able to classify a polygon by the number of ordered pairs given in a coordinate plane used as the vertices. this is the first video in a progressive series of four using geometry to solve...
Investigating The Parabola In Vertex FormLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students engage in the investigation of the parabola that is presented in the vertex form of y=ax2+bx+c. They use a graphing calculator to display the information found while plotting the coordinates with the equation. The lesson plan is...