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Quadratic Equations — What We Know

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Everything you could possibly want to know about quadratic equations, all in one resource. Instructors demonstrate how to translate between different forms of quadratics (equation, table of values, graph, verbal description) and finding...
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Temperatures

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
As a middle school assessment task, learners first examine line graphs of monthly temperatures for two locations, and then match box plots to each line plot.
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Graphing the Sine and Cosine Functions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Doing is more effective than watching. Learners use spaghetti to discover the relationship between the unit circle and the graph of the sine and cosine functions. As they measure lengths on the unit circle and transfer them to a...
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Using Derivatives to Graph Polynomials

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
You can learn to graph as well as a calculator using calculus. The lesson introduces using derivatives to find critical points needed to graph polynomials. Pupils learn to find local maximums and minimums and intervals of increase and...
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The Extreme Value Theorem

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Finding the critical numbers of a function can be extreme. The lesson plan introduces the Extreme Value Theorem to the class with a graph. Pupils then have an opportunity to practice determining the values using an algebraic function.
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Comparing Linear and Quadratic Functions

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
If a linear function and a quadratic function enter a boxing match, which one would win? Learners first review how to find key features of linear and quadratic functions. Next, they compare key features of pairs of functions.
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Bestsize Cans

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
Traditional calculus problem made simple. In the high school assessment task, learners determine the minimum surface area for a can of a given volume using algebraic and numerical methods to solve the problem. No calculus required.
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Box-and-Whisker Plots

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Whiskers are not just for cats! Pupils create box-and-whisker plots from given data sets. They analyze the data using the graphs as their guide.
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Extremes, Range, and Quartiles

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The middle of the data is important, but what about the rest of it? The lesson shows learners the importance of the range, quartiles, and extreme values. Pupils practice finding each of these values from given data sets.
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Seeing Structure in Expressions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Structure makes everything easier — even math. A helpful resource contains five short problems that require pupils to use the structure of the expressions in order to answer the questions. 
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Increasing, Decreasing, Max, and Min

For Students 8th Standards
Roller coaster cars traveling along a graph create quite a story! The lesson analyzes both linear and non-linear graphs. Learners determine the intervals that a graph is increasing and/or decreasing and to locate maximum and/or minimum...
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Lunar Rover

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What is the shortest distance/time needed to complete a mission? Groups devise a strategy in order to determine the shortest distance and time connecting two points and a segment. They then use graphing, the distance formula, and a...
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Review Unit 3: Functions

For Students 8th Standards
Time to show what you know about functions! The review concludes a series of nine lessons on the basics of functions. The problems included are modeled from the previous lessons. Pupils determine if a table represents a function,...
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Contextualizing Function Qualities

For Students 8th Standards
Let the graph tell the story! Adding context to graphs allows learners to analyze the key features of the function. They make conclusions about the situation based on the areas the graph is increasing, decreasing, or has a maximum or...
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Measure of Central Tendency and Spread for One Variable Data

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Statistics is a powerful branch of mathematics, and it is essential to have a solid understanding of the basics. The video gives a thorough explanation of the vocabulary related to the measures of central tendency. After defining the...
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Key Features of Graphs

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
The key is ... After a day of instruction on key features of graphs, groups create a poster and presentation on the key features of their given function graph. The resource provides an extension activity of "telephone" using graphs.
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What is the Vertex of a Quadratic Function?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
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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What is the Minimum of a Quadratic Function?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
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?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
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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How Do You Find the Minimum, Maximum, Quartiles, and Median of a Data Set?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The data sample comes from the number of glasses of water consumed each day by 15 students. You are trying to find minimum, maximum, median, and quartile from this data set. Minimum is the smallest number that occurs, while maximum is...
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What is the Minimum of a Quadratic Function?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
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?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
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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Lesson 2-5: Absolute Value Functions and Graphs

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
What is absolute value? What is an absolute value function? Emerging mathematicians solve equations containing variables inside an absolute value sign.  They graph each function on a coordinate plane and identify the maximum and minimum...
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Maximum/ Minimum Problems

For Students 11th - 12th
In this optimization worksheet, students solve 20 short answer word problems. Students read, sketch, define variables, write equations, differentiate their equations, and find the maximum or minimum of each word problem.