Complete the square in a quadratic expression to reveal the maximum or minimum value of the function it defines.

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Review Workshop: Polynomial Functions and Expressions

Algebra II » Unit: Polynomial Functions and Expressions
Algebra II » Unit: Polynomial Functions and Expressions
Ipswich, MA
Environment: Suburban

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Ellipses

12th Grade Math » Unit: Conic Sections
12th Grade Math » Unit: Conic Sections
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban

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After learning to write the equation of an ellipse, students design an elliptical pool table that would guarantee that even the worst player can always make a shot.

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Algebra I » Unit: Quadratic Functions
Worcester, MA
Environment: Urban

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There are uses for completing the square: first, as it relates to vertex form and graphing parabolas, and second as it relates to solving quadratic equations. Today, we'll get at both.

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Algebra I » Unit: Quadratic Functions
Worcester, MA
Environment: Urban

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Students will continue to see that graphing quadratic equations and solving them work in tandem: the better we understand one, the more sense the other will make!

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Algebra I » Unit: Quadratic Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Quadratic Functions
Worcester, MA
Environment: Urban

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Building Quadratic Functions: f(x), kf(x) and f(kx)

Algebra I » Unit: Interpret and Build Quadratic Functions and Equations
Algebra I » Unit: Interpret and Build Quadratic Functions and Equations
Salem, MA
Environment: Urban

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Students use technology to construct their own understanding of different operations on the graph of quadratic functions!

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Algebra I » Unit: Interpret and Build Quadratic Functions and Equations
Algebra I » Unit: Interpret and Build Quadratic Functions and Equations
Salem, MA
Environment: Urban

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Unit Assessment: Quadratic Functions and Equations

Algebra I » Unit: Interpret and Build Quadratic Functions and Equations
Algebra I » Unit: Interpret and Build Quadratic Functions and Equations
Salem, MA
Environment: Urban

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Factoring and Completing the Square to Find Zeros

Algebra I » Unit: Interpret and Build Quadratic Functions and Equations
Algebra I » Unit: Interpret and Build Quadratic Functions and Equations
Salem, MA
Environment: Urban

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Forming Quadratics: Math Assessment Project Classroom Challenge

Algebra I » Unit: Interpret and Build Quadratic Functions and Equations
Algebra I » Unit: Interpret and Build Quadratic Functions and Equations
Salem, MA
Environment: Urban

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The Three Musketeers: Simplifying the Quadratic Formula

Algebra I » Unit: Interpret and Build Quadratic Functions and Equations
Algebra I » Unit: Interpret and Build Quadratic Functions and Equations
Salem, MA
Environment: Urban

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Just like the Three Musketeers, the three pieces of the quadratic formula stick together, and work together to find solutions!

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Algebra I » Unit: Interpret and Build Quadratic Functions and Equations
Algebra I » Unit: Interpret and Build Quadratic Functions and Equations
Salem, MA
Environment: Urban

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Students complete a number of application problems related to quadratic functions and create their own Quadratic Quandary!

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Algebra II » Unit: Polynomial Functions and Expressions
Algebra II » Unit: Polynomial Functions and Expressions
Ipswich, MA
Environment: Suburban

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Unit Assessment: Polynomial Functions and Expressions

Algebra II » Unit: Polynomial Functions and Expressions
Algebra II » Unit: Polynomial Functions and Expressions
Ipswich, MA
Environment: Suburban

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Show that you are able to rewrite and classify polynomial expressions, use quadratic equations to solve problems, and express quadratic functions in various forms.

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Algebra I » Unit: Interpret and Build Quadratic Functions and Equations
Algebra I » Unit: Interpret and Build Quadratic Functions and Equations
Salem, MA
Environment: Urban

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Common Core Math