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### We found 52 resources with the keyterm parabolas

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#### Introduction to the Quadratic Equation

Sal first solves a couple of equations using the factoring method he has already taught. Next, he introduces the quadratic formula and demonstrates how to plug the numbers from the quadratic equation into the quadratic formula....

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#### Quadratic Equation Part 2

The instructor continues solving quadratic equations by plugging values into the quadratic formula. These examples are a bit more difficult because the answers do not work out to whole numbers.

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#### Quadratic Equations with the CBL 2

Learners practice generating parabolas with a motion sensor while determining the vertex form of the equation. They compare it to the regression equation from the calculator onto a data mate software. Each student completes several...

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#### Shifting functions

Though Sal expects that viewers are "reasonably familiar" with square roots, he takes this opportunity to explain some of the notation, and how to graph square root functions. He uses a graphing calculator from my.hrw.com/math06 to...

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#### SAT Prep: Test 8 Section 5 Part 4

If your math students are having a hard time with graphing and slopes, this video could be a great resource as they prepare for the SAT. Sal takes care in explaining his thought process, making sure where to note different strategies to...

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#### SAT Prep: Test 5 Section 3 Part 4

Explaining that the only thing he gets in return for these videos "is the satisfaction of you guys getting a perfect score on the SAT," Sal charges on through the practice SAT problems. Students who have a difficulty with parabolas and...

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#### SAT Prep: Test 5 Section 9 Part 4

Graphing skills are a focus of this video, making it ideal for students who have a hard time using slopes and functions. Additional problems involve visualization, geometric figures, and algebraic factoring.

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#### SAT Prep: Test 3 Section 4 Part 2

Sal explains how helping his young cousins with their math skills inspired him to make this series of videos, so he can help a bunch of people pass the SAT. In this video, he covers exponents, quadratics, and parabolas in problems 5-9 on...

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#### Stretching the Quads

Scholars investigate transforming parabolas. In this transforming parabolas lesson, they take the parent graph y=x^2 and transform it by shifting left, right, up, and down and shrinking and stretching. The class finds maximums,...

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#### Graphs of Quadratic Functions

The equations look different, but their graphs are the same. How can that be? This activity leads your mathematicians in an exploration of three different forms of the same quadratic function. After comparing the equations, their graphs,...

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#### Reading Graphs

Working independently or in teams, your class practices connecting graphs, formulas and words. This lesson includes a guided discussion about distance vs. time graphs and looking at how velocity changes over time.

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#### Review Graphing Parabolas & Circles

Students review how to graph parabolas. They practice graphing two different parabolas using the vertex and table method. They solve problems related to graphing circles, determining the radius and the center.

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#### Podcasting Parabolas

Students explore parabolas. In this algebra and technology lesson, students construct the equation of a specific parabola, then take digital photos of real-life representations of these parabolas. Students create a podcast with a...

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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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#### Worksheet 3 Math 126: Ellipses and Hyperbolas

In this ellipses and hyperbolas worksheet, students solve 8 short answer and graphing problems. Students graph ellipses, hyperbolas, and parabolas given an equation. Students identify the foci of an ellipse or hyperbola.

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#### Parabolas

In this Algebra I/Algebra II worksheet, students identify the vertex and the axis of symmetry of a parabola, given the equation. The two page worksheet contains a combination of ten multiple choice and free response questions. Answers...

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#### Parabolas

In this algebra worksheet, students solve parabolas using the standard and vertex forms. They find the vertex and asymptote and graph the parabola. There are 64 problems.

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#### Parabolas

Students investigate parabolas and their equations. In this parabolas and their equations lesson, students graph quadratic equations on their graphing calculator. Students find the axis of symmetry of a parabola. Students discuss the...

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#### Graphing Quadratic Functions

Pupils explore quadratic functions in this algebra lesson. They investigate transformation of quadratic functions using the TI calculator. They use the vertex form for this lesson.

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#### Explore Graphs and Factors

Pupils graph the factors of a quadratic as linear equations and graph the parabolic equation in factored form. Also, they investigate the relationship between the x-intercepts of the lines and the zeros of the parabola.

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#### Parabolas

Learn how to evaluate the derivatives of polynomials. Mathematicians find the derivative of a quadratic function and determine the value at a given value. Students compare the slope of the secant line through two points with the...

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#### Curve Ball

Learners explore the concept of parabolas by collecting quadratic data on a bouncing ball as it is falling using a motion detector. They plot the data and determine the equation of the quadratic in vertex form, then determine the values...

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#### Complex Roots: A Graphical Solution

Using their Ti-Nspire to determine the solutions of parabolas, students explore the concept of complex roots. Students determine if parabolas have real or complex roots. Students determine the the axis of symmetry and the vertex given...

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#### Parabolas

In this parabolas learning exercise, 11th graders solve and complete 9 different problems. First, they graph each parabola given and all of the other information asked. Then, students use each graph shown to write the equation for each...