Introduction to Quadratics

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Develop conceptual knowledge of a quadratic equation and its solutions in your classes. The third algebra lesson in a series of four introduces learners to solving quadratic equations slowly. The first activity explores the zero product property. The following activities incorporate graphing, factoring, and problem solving while solving the quadratic equations.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use as a unit to teach solving quadratic equations
  • Emphasize multiple representations of the zeros of quadratic equations by graphing, creating tables, and solving algebraically
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires previous experience solving equations and equality
Pros

  • Offers ideas for differentiation
  • Includes all resources to create a full unit
Cons

  • None
Common Core