## Reflection: Student Led Inquiry Graphing Quadratic Functions Day 1 - Section 1: Launch

This launch worked really well because students were able to build meaning around the values of a, b, and c in a quadratic function.  Students used the desmos.com graphing calculator and were able to move the sliders to instantly see the effect of changing the values of each coefficient.  When students were able to discuss their findings with their partner, it helped them to generalize what they were seeing.

A Chance to Discover
Student Led Inquiry: A Chance to Discover

# Graphing Quadratic Functions Day 1

Lesson 15 of 21

## Big Idea: The idea of symmetry can be used to graph quadratic functions in the coordinate plane.

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Math, Algebra, quadratic functions, Graphing (Algebra), Quadratic Equations, turning point, axis of symmetry, vertices
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### James Bialasik

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