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33 resources with the concept discriminant

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Quadratic Equations

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
This resource has everything you need to know about solving quadratic equations. Factoring, completing the square, the quadratic formula, and using the discriminant are all there with with worked out examples and a 25 problem worksheet...
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Quadratic Formula

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
This worksheet is part of the TI-Nspire lesson on the quadratic formula. Pupils determine the solutions of a quadratic function by looking at a graph and the discriminant. They use the quadratic formula to solve quadratic functions on...
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Quadratic Formula

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Mathematicians determine the solutions of a quadratic function by looking at a graph. They use the quadratic formula to solve quadratic functions on their Ti-Nspire.
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How Do Pictures Tell the Story of Angel Island?

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Young historians learn more about the history of Angel Island Immigration Station through their analysis of primary source images. Guided by a list of inferential questions, scholars learn how to make and record observations on a...
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Discriminant

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discriminate between the types of roots. The interactive root introduces the discriminant and its connection to the types and number of roots. Pupils use a slider to view graphically the effect of the sign of the discriminant on a...
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Quadratic Equations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Review the multiple methods of solving quadratic equations through an analysis of the discriminant. Scholars use the discriminant to determine the best solution method and then solve various equations. As a challenge, learners build...
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Investigating the Discriminant

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When is finding the discriminant enough? Using the quadratic formula helps find solutions to quadratic equations, but there are times when just using the discriminant is appropriate. Use this algebra II lesson to help classes see the...
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Quadratic Formula

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The mechanics of using the quadratic formula are clearly detailed in this example-full presentation, along with how to identify and walk through the algorithm. Step-by-step attack methods are provided with examples of several different...
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Recognizing When Radical Expressions are Undefined

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Many times budding algebrists are fine when plugging specific numbers into expressions, but less certain when the range of acceptable values is undetermined. This detailed presentation helps the class move from the point value to the...
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How Do You Find The Discriminant of a Quadratic Equation With 2 Solutions?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
A quadratic equation can have two solutions, one solution, or no solutions. The discriminant is part of the quadratic formula and can be used to find out how many answers a quadratic equation has. Watch this video and learn all about the...
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How Do You Find The Discriminant of a Quadratic Equation With 1 Solution?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
The discriminant is part of the quadratic formula. A quadratic equation can have two solutions, one solution, or no solutions. The discriminant can be used to determine how many answers a quadratic equation has. Want to know how to use...
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How Do You Find The Discriminant of a Quadratic Equation With No Solutions?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
How can you determine if a quadratic equation has no solutions before the problems is solved? Use the discriminant! What's the discriminant? It's part of the quadratic formula. Watch the instructor go through the necessary steps to use...
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How Do You Use The Discriminant to Determine the Number of Solutions of a Quadratic Equation?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
What is the discriminant? The what? The discriminant? It has something to do with quadratic equations. It's used to determine how many answers a quadratic equation has, but what is it? It's an equation that is actually a part of the...
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What is the Discriminant?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Introduce learners to the discriminant. The discriminant, used to find the number of real solutions to a quadratic equation, is part of the quadratic formula. The video shows where in the formula you can find it, and provides an example...
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What is the Discriminant?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Introduce learners to the discriminant. The discriminant, used to find the number of real solutions to a quadratic equation, is part of the quadratic formula. The video shows where in the formula you can find it, and provides an example...
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Studying Solutions of Quadratic Equations

For Teachers 9th - 10th
In this algebra worksheet, students solve 8 quadratic equations by using the discriminant. They write the quadratic equation for 7 problems from the solution sets. Three of the solution sets contain imaginary numbers (i).
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Regents Exam Questions: Quadratic Formula

For Students 9th - 12th
In this quadratic formula learning exercise, students solve 5 multiple choice quadratic equations.  Students use the quadratic formula to find the roots or solutions of each equation.
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Discriminating Against the Zero

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High schoolers explore the concept of quadratic equations.  In this quadratic equations instructional activity, students find the roots or zeros of quadratic equations using the quadratic formula.  High schoolers give examples of...
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Further Differentiation

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this further differentiation activity, students solve and complete 7 various types of problems. First, they sketch the graph of each equation using a stationary point. Then, students find the stationary points of each and describe...
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The Quadratic Formula

For Students 11th
In this Algebra II worksheet, 11th graders use the quadratic formula to solve quadratic equations and examine the discriminate to determine the number and type of roots a quadratic equation will have.  The two page worksheet contains...
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Solve Five Quadratic Equations Using the Quadratic Formula

For Students 8th - 11th
In this solving quadratic equations worksheet, students solve five quadratic equations by using the quadratic formula.  Students also review using the discriminant, solving by factoring, and solving by completing the square. ...
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Academic Algebra II 1st Semester Exam

For Students 9th - 12th
In the semester exam, students solve problems dealing the the discriminant of quadratic equations, systems of equations, linear equations and inequalities. Students also simplify radicals, complete squares, and find the inverse of a...
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Quadratic Review

For Students 10th - 11th
In this quadratic review worksheet, students work with an overview on how to solve and graph quadratic equations.  Twelve fully worked examples are shown.
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Quadratic Equations

For Students 9th - 12th
In this quadratic equations worksheet, students answer 15 questions about quadratic equations.  Students complete the square, use the quadratic formula, write equations in vertex form, and solve quadratic equations by factoring.