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Finding Vertices of Parabolas

Unit 5: More Abstract Work with Quadratic Functions
Lesson 13 of 17

Objective: SWBAT develop a method to find the vertex of a parabola when the function is given in standard, factored or vertex form and to explain why their method works.

Big Idea: Why is finding the vertex of a parabola useful? How can you find the vertex when the function rule is written different ways?

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