Zeros of a Cubic
Mathematicians explore cubic functions by learning how to investigate the relationship between the x-coordinates of the three zeros of a cubic function. The instructional activity also contains an application of differentiation.
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Factors, Zeros, and Solutions
Factors, zeros, and solutions, oh my! Don't let your classes become overwhelmed with the vocabulary. An engaging lesson helps learners make a connection between factors, zeros, and solutions. Pupils explore the relationship between the...
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Challenge classes to think deeply and apply their understanding of polynomials. The assessment prompts learners to use polynomial functions to model different situations and use them to make predictions and conclusions.
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Interesting Properties of Cubic Functions to Discover Graphically or Numerically
Learners investigate the slope of a cubic function. They find the tangent line of the cubic function at point P, and discuss the relationship between point P and point Q, the point the tangent line intersects the cubic function. They...
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Have the class learn about and make conjectures about a line intersecting a cubic. In this making conjectures about a line intersecting a cubic lesson, students draw lines that intersect a cubic at three different points. Students...
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