# Completing the Square Teacher Resources

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#### Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square

For Students 8th - 11th
"The neat thing about completing the square is that it will always work," Sal explains, "no matter how crazy the problem is." A basic overview of how to complete the square, this video provides a good background for both beginning and...
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#### Solve by Completing the Square

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
What do geometric squares have to do with quadratic equations? A lesson on solving quadratic equations by completing the square teaches middle and high schoolers how to use algebra tiles to create squares. They then use what they learned...
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#### Hip to Be (Completing the) Square

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Build a square physically, with representations, and, finally, algebraically. The lesson plan takes the class through the concept of completing the square first concretely, secondly by using representations, and finally via abstract...
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#### How Do You Solve a Quadratic Equation by Completing the Square?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Completing the square is an effective way to solve a quadratic equation. Introduce your class to this technique and use this video to complement your lesson. This resource takes viewers through the process of completing the square,...
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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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#### Completing the Square

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Solve equations by completing the square. The pupils factor quadratic equations and graph the parabola. They also identify the different terms in the equation and look for patterns.
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#### Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Solve quadratic equations by completing the square. The class watches demonstration videos and uses the free downloadable Geogebra applet to explore and solve quadratic equations. The lesson requires students to use a two-column note...
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#### Completing the Square (part 2)

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Give classes confidence in completing the square with a resource that develops the process of completing the square of more complex problems, including fractions and values greater than one. It then uses quadratic modeling for profit and...
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#### Solving Quadratic Equations - Completing the Square

For Students 9th - 10th
In this quadratic equations worksheet, students solve 10 quadratic equations by completing the square. In each of the problems, the leading coefficient is one, and the middle term coefficent is even, making for nice easy problems.
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#### Completing the Square

For Teachers 7th - 9th
The instructor discusses how to solve a quadratic equation by completing the square. The verbal explanation is fairly complete, but the writing of the steps is rather vague.
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#### Completing the Square (part 1)

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Avoid the trap of memorizing steps when completing the square with a resources that provides a conceptual approach to completing the square. Learners that are able to recognize a perfect square trinomial are ready to complete the square.
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#### Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Many learners find completing the square the preferred approach to solving quadratic equations. Class members combine their skills of using square roots to solve quadratics and completing the square. The resource incorporates a variety...
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For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Where is the turning point? The presentation demonstrates how the process of completing the square finds several points in the graph of a quadratic. One of the most important points found is the vertex of the graph. The video shows where...
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#### Completing the Square

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Determine the area of a square with quadratics. Pupils use the interactive to visualize the process of completing the square. Scholars build a square area model to represent a quadratic expression then determine the amount that needs to...
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#### Completing the Square

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
An interactive aids in understanding of how to complete the square for a quadratic equation. A set of five challenge questions tests this understanding.
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#### Completing the Square

For Teachers 11th - 12th
For this completing the square worksheet, students solve given equations by completing the square. They simplify equations before solving them. This three-page worksheet contains five problems.
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#### Chapter 10 - Objective 2.1 Completing the Square

For Students 8th - 11th
This worksheet contains 10 problems that have a variety of different quadratic equations that can be solved by completing the square. Answers are not included.
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#### Completing the Square

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Learners review how to use the completing-the-square method to identify maximum and minimum values of a quadratic function by watching a video. They see how the vertex form relates to the extreme values of a quadratic function, and use...
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#### Completing the Square 2

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Completely understand the concept of solving quadratics. Here is a problem that requires scholars to solve a quadratic equation where the leading coefficient is not one. The assessed strategy is completing the square.
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#### Completing the Square—Part 2

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Add another method to your arsenal by solving quadratics using completing the square. Scholars learn to solve quadratic equations that cannot be solved by factoring. The preferred method for this video is completing the square.
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#### Completing the Square #1

For Teachers 11th
In this Algebra II worksheet, 11th graders solve quadratic equations by completing the square.  The one page worksheet contains ten problems.  Answers are provided.
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#### Completing the Square #2

For Teachers 11th
In this Algebra II worksheet, 11th graders complete the square to solve quadratic equations.  The one page worksheet contains six problems.  Answers are provided.
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#### Completing the Square

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Extend your classes' experience with solving quadratic equations. For equations that are not factorable, an alternative method is necessary. The video lesson shows how to complete the square as a method of solving.
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#### Completing the Square

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Now your lesson will be complete. Scholars first review the process of completing the square to rewrite quadratics in vertex form. The method shown here is to first take half of the coefficient of x and finding the perfect square, then...