Reflection: Diverse Entry Points Explore changing coefficients - Section 2: Play of the Day

 

This year, I decided to try using a Geogebra platform instead of graphing calculators to illustrate the effect of changing coefficients.  I found it immensely more useful, because the image is just so much bigger and easier to see, and the sliders are so much more intuitive.

Here is the link:

http://www.geogebratube.org/student/m185

See the resource section for the updated classwork file that works with this Geogebra tool.

  Diverse Entry Points: Using Geogebra instead of graphing calculators
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Explore changing coefficients

Unit 13: QUADRATIC FUNCTIONS
Lesson 2 of 9

Objective: SWBAT explore how changing the coefficients of a quadratic function changes the graph.

Big Idea: Use the graphing calculator to explore how changing a and c change a quadratic function.

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Math, Algebra, Quadratics, function
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