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Common Core Algebra 1, Unit 10: Quadratics

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
The unit begins with scholars watching a video that introduces them to quadratics. They learn what a quadratic is, its key features, and how to sketch a graph of the parabola it defines. The second lesson introduces young mathematicians...
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EngageNY Algebra I Curriculum

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Algebra 1 curriculum set is designed to help scholars develop fluency in writing, interpreting, and solving linear equations, The 30 lessons in Module 1 are divided into four topics: An Introduction to Functions, the Structure of...
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EngageNY Algebra II Module 1: Polynomial, Rational, and Radical Relationships

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The 42 lessons in the Algebra II Module 1 collection enable students to connect polynomial arithmetic to computations with whole numbers and integers. Application and modeling problems include both real world and purely mathematical...
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EngageNY Algebra II Module 1: Polynomial, Rational, and Radical Relationships

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The 42 lessons in the Algebra II Module 1 collection are divided into four topics: Polynomials--From Base Ten to Base X, Factoring-- Its Use and Its Obstacles, Solving and Applying Equations—Polynomial, Rational and Radical, and A...
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Common Core Algebra 1

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
The Flipped-Mastery Classroom offers an entire Algebra 1 class aligned to Common Core Standards. Lessons begin with an instruction video. Learners can pause the video to take notes and replay the video to check for understanding. The...
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EngageNY Algebra I Module 4: Polynomial and Quadratic Expressions, Equations, and Functions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The 26 lessons in the Algebra 1, Module 4 collection teach students how to use polynomial functions, as well as quadratic functions, square toot functions and cube root functions, to graph and interpret functions. All materials are copy...
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Summer Math Projects

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Summer learning loss can be one of the most tragic things to happen to a student's academic success, as well as cause much frustration for educators. Stop the learning loss in math with five summer projects intended for middle and high...
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Krista King Math: Pre-Calculus

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
A precalculus playlist of 29-videos demonstrates the processes and includes step-by-step explanations of functions. The collection includes inverse trig functions, polar coordinates, graphing polar curves, parametric curves, analytic...
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Common Core Math: 8th Grade

For Teachers 8th Standards
Check out the Common Core with a collection that represents all the 8th grade math standards. Most resources engage multiple standards but the main one is listed on the notes section of each tab. 
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Exploring the Vertex Form of the Quadratic Equation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars 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.  Young scholars examine the...
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Exploring the Vertex From of the Quadratic Function

For Teachers 10th - 11th
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...
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Exploring The Vertex Form Of A Quadratic Function

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Using TI InterActive, algebra learners explore the vertex form of the quadratic equation. By changing parameters and witnessing their effects, findings about the different values in the equation can be made. 
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What is the Vertex of a Quadratic Function?

For Teachers 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...
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Algebra 2 Fall Semester Review

For Students 11th - 12th
In this parabolas worksheet, students solve and complete 9 different sets of problems that include functions and graphing. First, they use the number given to substitute into the function. Then, students determine the vertex of each of...
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Determine Minimum, Maximum, Vertex, and Zeros Given the Graph

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Do not always be maxed out by the vertex. A short video introduces the graphical display of the vertex and zeros of a quadratic function. The presenter provides the definitions of the minimum and maximum of the graph along with...
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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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How Do You Find the Vertex of a Quadratic Function?

For Teachers 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...
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How Do You Determine if the Vertex of a Quadratic Function Will be a Maximum or Minimum?

For Teachers 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...
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Graphing Quadratic Functions - Algebra Help

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This clip covers a lot of ground and is perfect for those needing a little extra help remembering how to graph a quadratic function. It begins with a multi-step problem which requires the learner to graph a quadratic function, set up a...
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How Do You Convert a Quadratic from Standard Form to Vertex Form by Completing the Square if a­1?

For Teachers 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.
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Graphing Quadratic Equations from the Vertex Form

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Graphing doesn't need to be tedious!  When pupils understand key features and transformations, graphing becomes efficient. This lesson plan connects transformations to the vertex form of a quadratic equation. 
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Graphing Quadratic Functions

For Students 9th - 12th
Algebra learners explore the vertex form of a quadratic equations. They use their graphing calculator to explore transformations of the parabola, and find minimum and maximum values.
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Random Variables vs. Algebraic Variables

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Variables can vary in meaning. A reference material for AP® Statistics explains the difference between random and algebraic variables. It provides a hypothetical situation involving dice—great for use in a classroom situation.
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Understanding the y-intercept 3

For Students 8th - 9th
In this understanding the y-intercept worksheet, students solve 13 various problems defining the y-intercept of a line using data tables. They complete the table that illustrates the relationship between the number of sides of a polygon...

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