# Vertex Teacher Resources

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#### Common Core Algebra 1, Unit 10: Quadratics

The unit begins with scholars watching a video that introduces them to quadratics. They learn what a quadratic is, its key features, and how to sketch a graph of the parabola it defines. The second lesson introduces young mathematicians...

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#### Common Core Algebra 1

The Flipped-Mastery Classroom offers an entire Algebra 1 class aligned to Common Core Standards. Lessons begin with an instruction video. Learners can pause the video to take notes and replay the video to check for understanding. The...

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#### Exploring Space Through Math: Algebra I

Algebra I introduces high school mathematicians to fundamental concepts that are used in a wide range of contexts and situations. The eight lessons in this series provide learners with the opportunity to apply their understanding of...

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#### Geometry Unit 1: Tools for Geometry

Six resources make up the first unit in the Flipped-Mastery series for geometry. In the first lesson, scholars learn how to identify and name points, lines, and planes. They work with four postulates, then practice the skills for naming...

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#### Balanced Assessment: Exemplar High School Packet

The Exemplar High School Balanced Packet is a collection of 19 assessment tasks designed to test scholars’ knowledge of Algebra 1 concepts. Learners create graphs that represent how things change over time, build functions to model...

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#### Krista King Math: Pre-Calculus

A precalculus playlist of 29-videos demonstrates the processes and includes step-by-step explanations of functions. The collection includes inverse trig functions, polar coordinates, graphing polar curves, parametric curves, analytic...

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#### Flipped Math: Geometry

Imagine taking a complete geometry course remotely! Eleven units make up the My Geometry course. Each unit follows the Flipped-Mastery cycle of learning, divided into two semesters. Pupils watch and take notes on a video that details the...

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#### What is the Vertex of a Quadratic Function?

The vertex of an upward facing parabola is the lowest point on the parabola and is called the minimum. The vertex on a downward facing parabola is the highest point on the parabola and is called the maximum. These are the two...

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#### Determine Minimum, Maximum, Vertex, and Zeros Given the Graph

Do not always be maxed out by the vertex. A short video introduces the graphical display of the vertex and zeros of a quadratic function. The presenter provides the definitions of the minimum and maximum of the graph along with...

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#### Vertex Form of Parabolas

Using the method of completing the square, algebra learners rewrite quadratic equations from standard form to vertex form. They will also graph quadratics, stating the vertex and axis of symmetry. Solutions are provided.

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#### How Do You Find the Vertex of a Quadratic Function?

Trying to find the vertex of a quadratic equation? Remember that the vertex is the minimum or maximum point of the quadratic equation and can be identified on a graph of the equation. First use the axis of symmetry formula to find the...

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#### How Do You Determine if the Vertex of a Quadratic Function Will be a Maximum or Minimum?

The form of a quadratic function can help you determine if the vertex of a quadratic equation will be a minimum or a maximum of the function. If the coefficient of 'a' in the quadratic form of the equation is positive the vertex will be...

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#### Graphing Quadratic Functions - Algebra Help

This clip covers a lot of ground and is perfect for those needing a little extra help remembering how to graph a quadratic function. It begins with a multi-step problem which requires the learner to graph a quadratic function, set up a...

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#### How Do You Convert a Quadratic from Standard Form to Vertex Form by Completing the Square if a1?

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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#### Graphing Quadratic Equations from the Vertex Form

Graphing doesn't need to be tedious! When pupils understand key features and transformations, graphing becomes efficient. This lesson connects transformations to the vertex form of a quadratic equation.

College Board

#### Random Variables vs. Algebraic Variables

Variables can vary in meaning. A reference material for AP® Statistics explains the difference between random and algebraic variables. It provides a hypothetical situation involving dice—great for use in a classroom situation.

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#### How Do You Graph a Quadratic Equation in Intercept Form?

Watch this video and find out how to graph a quadratic equation when it's in intercept form! After going through the different forms of quadratic equations, an instructor leads viewers through an example problem. For the example problem,...

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#### How Do You Graph a Quadratic Equation with No Solution?

There are many ways to solve a quadratic equation. Let's check out how to solve a quadratic equation by graphing. But first, let's find the axis of symmetry and the vertex before making a table of values. Write the values as ordered...

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#### Dynamic Algebra

Explore 5 classical problems of algebra. They will solve problems involving Heron's formula, fractional equations, vector equations, apollonius' sphere, and transversals. The idea is to lead to new perceptions and visual thinking.

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#### What is the Maximum of a Quadratic Function?

What is the highest point of an upside down parabola called? It's called the maximum of a quadratic function, also known as, the vertex.

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#### What is the Minimum of a Quadratic Function?

What is the lowest point of a 'U' shaped parabola called? It's called the minimum of a quadratic function, also known as, the vertex.

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#### What is the Maximum of a Quadratic Function?

What is the highest point of an upside-down parabola called? It's called the maximum of a quadratic function, also known as, the vertex.

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#### What is the Minimum of a Quadratic Function?

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#### Bouncing Ball

Students collect height versus time data of a bouncing ball using the CBR 2™ data collection device. Using a quadratic equation they graph scatter plots, graph and interpret a quadratic function, apply the vertex form of a quadratic...