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168 resources with the keyterm vertex

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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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Writing Task 4.OA.5

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Quickly assess young mathematicians' understanding of number patterns with this exit card exercise. Using a table showing the relationship between the number of trapezoids and vertices, learners must recognize the pattern in order to...
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Shapes

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Investigate the properties of three-dimensional figures with this Arctic-themed math lesson. Beginning with a class discussion about different types of solid figures present in the classroom, young mathematicians are then given a...
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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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How Do You Graph the Parent Quadratic Function y=x2?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Watch this video to learn about the parent quadratic function. The instructor walks learners through this step-by-step process.
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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 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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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 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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What are Vertical Angles?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What makes vertical angles so special? Here's a few words that might help you figure out why: intersecting lines, congruent angles, opposite, supplementary angles. Still wondering? Then watch this video for a good explanation of vertical...
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Sorting 2-Dimensional Shapes

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Explore shape attributes with young geometers as they sort nine shapes based on their corners. Scholars determine whether or not each shape has a square corner, drawing it in the appropriate space accordingly. They are encouraged to use...
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3-Dimensional Shapes

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Where is the vertex? Each of these three-dimensional figures is drawn so learners can see all sides and corners. They examine an example before trying six on their own. Some of these will be tricky, so be sure kids have covered this...
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Review Graphing Parabolas & Circles

For Teachers 8th - 12th
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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Understanding the y-intercept 3

For Students 8th - 9th
In this understanding the y-intercept activity, students solve 13 various problems defining the y-intercept of a line using data tables. They complete the table that illustrates the relationship between the number of sides of a polygon...
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Basic Concepts - Reteach 14.1

For Students 4th - 6th
Learners draw and label 8 geometric figures when given the labels. Definitions of basic geometric figures are given. Some of the questions deal with parallel lines, perpendicular lines, and the vertex of angles and rays.
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Measuring Angles - Pretest Questions

For Students 4th - 6th
Upper graders solve ten multiple choice problems about angles and measuring angles.
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Basic Geometric Concepts - Homework 14.1

For Students 4th - 5th
In this recognizing geometric figures worksheet, students read descriptions, draw, label, and write the names and symbols for basic geometric figures. Students solve thirteen problems.
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Algebra 2 Fall Semester Review

For Students 11th - 12th
In this parabolas worksheet, students solve and complete 9 different sets of problems that include functions and graphing. First, they use the number given to substitute into the function. Then, students determine the vertex of each of...
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Dilations with Matrices

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Examine dilation with matrices with your class. Learners write a conjecture for how the scale factor determines the size of an image. They then use their conjecture to write a matrix multiplication problem for the illustrated triangle...
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Focus On The Lighthouse

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students explore the equation of a parabola. Given a real life situation concerning a light house and a boat, students use wax paper to model and observe a relationship among given points. They write an equation describing the possible...
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Parts of an Angle

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners review the line segments and rays. In this identifying angles lesson, they define the word vertex and describe how angles are formed. Pupils show the parts of an angle and name them.
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How Do You Graph a Quadratic Equation in Intercept Form?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
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,...