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#### Polynomial, Rational, and Radical Relationships

This assessment pair goes way beyond simple graphing, factoring and solving polynomial equations, really forcing learners to investigate the math ideas behind the calculations. Short and to-the-point questions build on one another,...

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#### Circles and Other Conics

Through a variety of hands-on activities and physical scenarios, this far-reaching unit leads learners through an exceptionally thorough exploration of circles and parabolas as conic sections. Geometric construction techniques are used...

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#### Optimum Flashlight Design

Let there be light! The light will go on for your geometry students when they use their knowledge of the parabola to determine the optimal placement of a bulb in a flashlight. Collaboratively, learners measure the latus rectum and the...

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#### Properties of Parabolas

Explore the properties of parabolas in this activity. Construct a parabola given a focus and a directrix on the Ti-Nspire. Write equations of parabolas in vertex form and determine the a value of a parabola given a focus and directrix.

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#### Geometry: Extended Performance Task Plan for Backyard Oasis

Backyards are made for relaxing ... not doing math! Young mathematicians design a backyard based on a list of client specifications. They calculate areas, write equations for the path of a fountain, and research costs for a garden.

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#### Introduction to Conic Sections

Learners slice cones and identify the different conics formed. They then derive the formula to solve problems involving cones. Pull out the TI calculators to visualize the slicing and the different parts and properties created.

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#### Conics in Geometry

High schoolers analyze characteristics and properties of two and three-dimensional shapes in this geometry lesson. They follow detailed directions to use the Cabri Geometry II Application on their TI-89 calculator to construct a...

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#### Properties of Parabolas

Learn to identify the properties of parabolas. Students define parabola as the locus of all points equidistant from a fixed point and a fixed line. Also, interpret the equation for a parabola in vertex form and gain a visual...

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#### Equations for Curves Passing through a Given Set of Points

Learner use three random locations on the coordinate system and simplify the expression and assign result to the variable loc. They substitute guesses for the center and radius of the circle in the equation for the center of a circle and...