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Interesting Polynomial Coefficient Problem

For Students 10th - 12th
This is an interesting problem that approaches higher degree polynomials from a different perspective. Given a third degree polynomial, two known zeros, and a y-intercept, find the value of the polynomialÕs coefficients. This problem...
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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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Stretching the Quads

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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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One of the Many Ways

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Explore the concept of polynomials and determine the value and number of zeros for a given polynomial using the Rational Root Theorem. Then graph the polynomials and relate the number of zeroes to the degree of the polynomial.
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How Do You Find the Zeros of a Quadratic Function on a Graph?

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Find the zeros on a given graph of a quadratic equation. What does this mean? It means to find the values at which the parabola crosses the x-axis. It seems pretty straightforward to be able to look at a graph and identify the points at...
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Solving Equations by Factoring

For Teachers 8th - 11th
For this algebra worksheet, learners use the Zero Product Property to solve polynomial equations by factoring.  Application problems are included.  The one page interactive worksheet contains fifty-four problems.  The solution steps and...
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Who am I? Find A Polynomial From Its Roots

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers generate the equation of a polynomial given its roots and the end behavior of the function. They need to apply theorems concerning the multiplicity of roots, conjugates of irrational or imaginary roots to find a...
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Stretching the Quads

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Explore parabolas in this algebra lesson with the graphing calculator. The class investigates what effects the changing of the parameters of the vertex form of a quadrati have to its graph. They find the zeros of a quadratic graphically...
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Graphing Polynomials of Higher Degree

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Using Wolframalpha graphing capabilites, algebra learners graph polynomials with degrees of three and larger. They identify the roots and graph each polynomial, predict zeros and shapes of graphs, and validate their understanding through...
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Going Back to Your Roots

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Investigate the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra and explore polynomial equations to determine the number of factors, the number of roots, and investigate multiplicity of roots.
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Going Back to Your Roots

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Who doesn't need to know the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra? Use the theorem to find the roots of a polynomial on a TI calculator. The class explores polynomials with one solution, no real solutions, and two solutions. This less lesson...
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Quadratic Equations

For Students 8th - 10th
In this algebra worksheet  uses factoring to solve and graph quadratic equations. The three page worksheet contains explanation of topic, worked examples and five practice problems. Answers are not provided. 
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Using a "Natural Function" not a equation to discuss derivatives

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this derivative activity, students relate the concept of the derivative to the "real world" model of seasons.  Students are then asked to discuss zeros, increasing values, decreasing values, and critical values of this model. ...
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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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Complex Roots: A Graphical Solution

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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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More on Factors, Zeros, and Dividing

For Students 10th - 12th
Students explore the concept of finding zeros of polynomials.  In this finding zeros of polynomials worksheet, students find the zeros of polynomials given one zero.  Students factor and find all the zeros of 18 polynomials.
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Sums of 3, 4, and 5

For Students K - 1st
In this basic mathematics worksheet, students add each of the colored buttons to get their answer. They use addition to solve each of the 16 problems on the sheet.
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Multiplication Facts B

For Students 3rd
In this mathematics worksheet, 3rd graders solve a number of problems by multiplying a single digit number by a two digit number. They carry-over and add when necessary. There are 42 problems to solve on the sheet.
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Subtraction Facts Three-Digits

For Students 2nd
In this mathematics learning exercise, 2nd graders solve a number of problems by subtracting a two-digit number from a three-digit numbers. They regroup when necessary. There are 36 problems to solve on the sheet.
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A Shortcut for Multiplying Large Numbers

For Students 7th - 9th
In this multiplying large numbers worksheet, students read about a shortcut to use when numbers have zeros and are large. They learn to remove the zeros and multiply the non-zero numbers and then add the total number of zeros. They...