Graphing Parabolas in Vertex Form
In this parabola instructional activity, students graph parabolas, and identify the vertex. A coordinate plan is provided for each equation. This one-page instructional activity contains four multi-step problems.
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Exploring the Vertex Form of the Quadratic Equation
Students explore the concept of quadratic equations. In this quadratic equations lesson plan, students graph parabolas on their calculator and determine the vertex form of the function given the graph. Students examine the vertex of...
9th - 12th Math
Exploring the Vertex From of the Quadratic Function
Investigate quadratic functions in vertex form in this algebra lesson. 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 determined by the...
10th - 11th Math
Unit 8 Review Packet: Polar Coordinates, Polar Graphs, and Vectors
Tying together an introductory unit on polar coordinates, graphs, and vectors is often a daunting task. So many nuanced math skills develop through these lessons that making sure an assessment hits them is difficult, to say the least....
10th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Graphs of Quadratic Functions
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,...
8th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed