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154 resources with the keyterm parabola

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Solving a Quadratic by Factoring

For Students 7th - 11th
Solving quadratics by factoring is the main concept in this video. Several examples are shown with positive numbers and with negative numbers. The instructor demonstrates how to set the factored equation to zero to solve the quadratic....
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Graphs

For Students 9th - 11th
In this graphs worksheet, students solve and complete 15 various types of problems. First, they determine the range of the function of the graph shown and write in interval notation. Then, students find the domain of the function in the...
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CAHSEE Practice: Problems 28-31

For Students 8th - 10th
Students will find this CAHSEE Practice video helpful and informative as they prepare for the test. Here, Sal covers parabolas, graphing, linear equations, and algebraic equations. The test strategies will be as helpful to your math...
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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 Axis of Symmetry of a Quadratic Function?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
The graph of a quadratic equation is a parabola. Parabolas are symmetrical. The line that passes through the vertex is called the axis of symmetry. And if the parabolas were folded along this line, the two sides would be symmetrical....
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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 Axis of Symmetry for a Quadratic Function?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Short and simple. X equals negative b divided by two(a) is the formula used to find the axis of symmetry. If the quadratic equation is in standard form, identify the values for a, b, and c and plug the values into the formula. Do the...
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How Do You Graph a Quadratic Equation with No Solution?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
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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Algebra 2 - Conic Sections - Parabolas

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The first minute and a half of this video rambles on before the presenter begins to talk about conic sections. Using a whiteboard, he dissects a cone to show the different shapes that are inside, focusing on parabolas. He gives an...
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Playing with my calculator on the 4th of July

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
This fun activity guides learners through an exploration of the effects of replacing f(x) with -f(x), f(x) + c, k f(x), and f(x + c). Using graphing calculators, students experiment with variations of the graph of y = x^2 to design a...
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What’s Your Weather?

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
Learners explore a mathematical relationship determined by a table of values comparing two quantities in this real-world problem. Using their graphing calculators, they enter data about temperatures from two cities in very different...
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Graphing Quadratic Functions in Vertex or Intercept Form

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Here is a study guide that breaks graphing quadratic functions into three simple steps. Quadratic functions in vertex and intercept form are included. Use during a lesson or afterward for skills practice. Note: Make sure your class has...
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How Do You Graph a Quadratic Equation in Intercept Form?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
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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What is a Quadratic Function?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
This is an introductory video on how to identify a quadratic function. This video explains what a quadratic function is and what the graph of a quadratic function looks like. The instructor goes through 4 examples of quadratic functions...
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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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The "U's" Have IT!

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars explore the maximum and minimum values of parabola. In this exponential equations lesson, students use graphing calculators or TI Interactive Software to calculate values of parabola and graph x-intercepts of parabola.
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Exploring Quadratic Data : Transformation Graphing

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High schoolers analyze the vertex form of a parabola and find an approximate fit of a model. They explain the quadratic parabola function and its properties by developing quadratic models. They use translation and dilation to change the...
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Discovering Conic Sections in the Motion of Heavenly Bodies

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Math scholars study conics and how they are used today. In this mathematical instructional activity, pupils construct and slice cones after viewing a demonstration. 
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Exploring Quadratic Data Using Translation and Dilation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Mathematicians analyze the vertex form of a parabola and find an approximate fit of a model. They explain the quadratic parabola function and its properties by developing quadratic models. They use translation and dilation to change the...
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Bouncing Ball

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young scholars 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...
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Bouncing Ball

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners graph scatter plots and interpret a quadratic function using TI-Nspire calculator. They also apply the vertex form of a quadratic equation and calculate the maximum value of a parabola. Finally, students identify and interpret...
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Exploring Basic Equations

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Learners explore equations with constants, variables and with exponents. They identify and define variables, constants, exponents, expressions, and equations, as well as give an example of each. Your class will also draw their...