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• Rory Hamilton USD 2661 Quick Quadratics CI 752A Rory Hamilton Summer 2003
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• Rory Hamilton USD 2662 Quadratic Unit Algebra II Maize High School s Graphing Quadratic Functions s Solving Quadratic Equations by: sFactoring sFinding Square Roots sCompleting the Square sQuadratic Formula
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• Rory Hamilton USD 2663 Purpose w This action plan looks to further investigate graphing and solving quadratic equations. This action plan will look at integrating technology into our existing curriculum to improve the quality of instruction in our classroom and meet the standards set forth by the NCTM regarding technology in the classroom.
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• Rory Hamilton USD 2664 So What is a Quadratic? Quadratics are functions whose graphs are in the form y= ax+bx+c, where a 0. The graph of a quadratic function is a parabola. The graph of the quadratic function y =ax+bx+c represents all the values x and y that satisfy this equation.. The graph of y = x is shown at the left.
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• Rory Hamilton USD 2665 Applications of Quadratics Vomit Comet Stripped down KC-135 used to get astronauts accustomed to weightlessness. The weightlessness occurs when the jet climbs to roughly 33,000 feet, arcs over invisible peak, and then dives towards the ground. For close to 23 seconds, the astronauts are weightless. The path traveled by the KC-135 models a quadratic function similar to h(t) = 4800t - 160t
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• Rory Hamilton USD 2666 Solving Quadratics by Graphing When solving quadratic equations ax+bx+c = 0, we are only interested in values of x that make the expression ax+bx+c equal to 0. These values termed zeros are represented by the points at which the graph of the function crosses the x-axis, since the y-values are 0. The x-intercepts of the quadratic function are called the solutions or roots of the quadratic equation. The graph at the left can be modeled by the equation y = x-1, where the solutions or roots are at 1.
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• Rory Hamilton USD 2667 Technology for Graphing and Solving Quadratic Equations (1) w Transformations of vertex form and standard form of quadratic equations. www.exploremath.com/activ#2E578www.exploremath.com/activ#2E578 w Solving Quadratics by Graphing www.purplemath.com/module#2E566www.purplemath.com/module#2E566 w Spreadsheet Analysis of quadratic functions and equations. http://mathforum.org/workshops/sum98/participants/sinclair/function.h tml http://mathforum.org/workshops/sum98/participants/sinclair/function.h tml w Green Globs Software tutorials allows students the opportunity to practice writing and graphing linear functions, quadratics, and conics.
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• Rory Hamilton USD 2668 Technology for Graphing and Solving Quadratic Equations (2) w Families of Parabolas activity with graphing calculators. Students can pair up and play battleship while learning basic function transformations. http://www.vh.cc.va.us/pc1spring99/Assignments/assignment_98126_function %20_families.htm#The%20family%20of%20quadratic%20functions http://www.vh.cc.va.us/pc1spring99/Assignments/assignment_98126_function %20_families.htm#The%20family%20of%20quadratic%20functions w Investigating Parabolas with Graphing Calculators Activity. http://regentsprep.org/Regents/math/conics/Tparab.htm http://regentsprep.org/Regents/math/conics/Tparab.htm w Interactive Java Applet on Transformations of vertex form quadratics along with completing the square visual. http://www.rfbarrow.btinternet.co.uk/htmasa2/Quad2.htm http://www.rfbarrow.btinternet.co.uk/htmasa2/Quad2.htm w Excel Document with Graph help students visualize transformations of linear and quadratic functions. http://www.devon.gov.uk/dcs/maths/sec/res/alg/ma19.xls http://www.devon.gov.uk/dcs/maths/sec/res/alg/ma19.xls
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• Rory Hamilton USD 2669 Solving Quadratics by Factoring To solve a quadratic by factoring you must first make sure the equation is in standard form ( 0 = ax + bx +c ) Apply Zero Product Property which states that if a polynomial can be factored in the form AB= 0, then A=0, B=0, or both A=B=0. Factor the quadratic into to linear terms Ex: 1 = x 0 = x - 1Set equal to 0 0 = (x-1)(x+1) Factor x-1 = 0 or x+1 = 0 Zero Product Prop x =1 and x = -1
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• Rory Hamilton USD 26610 Technology for Solving a Quadratic by Factoring w Online Tutorial with numerous examples and additional instruction. http://www.purplemath.com/modules/solvquad.htm http://www.purplemath.com/modules/solvquad.htm w Thinkquest OnlineTutorial dealing with topic of quadratics. http://library.thinkquest.org/29292/ http://library.thinkquest.org/29292/ w Interactive Factoring Tutorial that will help students practice the skill of factoring. http://www.rfbarrow.btinternet.co.uk/htmgcse/FactorQuad1.htm http://www.rfbarrow.btinternet.co.uk/htmgcse/FactorQuad1.htm w Quiz and Online Assessment of Factoring http://people.hofstra.edu/faculty/Stefan_Waner/RealWorld/tut_alg_rev iew/framesA_3B.html http://people.hofstra.edu/faculty/Stefan_Waner/RealWorld/tut_alg_rev iew/framesA_3B.html
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• Rory Hamilton USD 26611 Solving Quadratics by Finding Square Roots Method used when quadratic has a squared part and a number part. Ex. (x-4) - 9 = 0 Add the number part to the opposite side of the equation isolating the squared term. (x-4) = 9 Take square roots of both sides and dont forget since we are solving an equation. X - 4 = 3 x = 7 and x = 1
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• Rory Hamilton USD 26612 Technology for Solving Quadratics by Finding Square Roots w Online Tutorial with additional instruction. http://www.purplemath.com/modules/solvquad.htm http://www.purplemath.com/modules/solvquad.htm w Online Tutorial with examples. http://www.ltcconline.net/greenl/courses/154/factor/jan6.htm http://www.ltcconline.net/greenl/courses/154/factor/jan6.htm w Solving Quadratics website with Tutorials. http://home.sprynet.com/~smyrl/EQ5.HTM http://home.sprynet.com/~smyrl/EQ5.HTM
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• Rory Hamilton USD 26613 Solving Quadratics by Completing the Square When an equation does not contain a perfect square, you can create one by completing the square. In a perfect square there is a relationship between the coefficient of the middle term and the constant term. Take half of the coefficient of the middle term and square it and it completes the square.
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• Rory Hamilton USD 26614 Solving Quadratics by Completing the Square Here is an example of completing the square. Ex. x + 6x Take half of 6 and square it (3)= 9, then add to original We now have new expression x + 6x +9 Write as perfect square (x+3)
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• Rory Hamilton USD 26615 Technology for Solving Quadratics by Completing the Square (1) w Interactive Java Applet that shows transformations of quadratic functions along with completing the square. http://www.rfbarrow.btinternet.co.uk/htmasa2/Quad2.htm http://www.rfbarrow.btinternet.co.uk/htmasa2/Quad2.htm w Java Applet Tutorial for Completing the Square. http://www.csm.astate.edu/algebra/csq.html http://www.csm.astate.edu/algebra/csq.html w Online Tutorial with Additional Examples and Instruction. http://www.purplemath.com/modules/sqrquad.htm http://www.purplemath.com/modules/sqrquad.htm
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• Rory Hamilton USD 26616 Technology for Solving Quadratics by Completing the Square (2) w Interactive Examples and Instruction. http://www.dessci.com/en/reference/webmath/samples/javascript/comp leting_the_square/square.htm http://www.dessci.com/en/reference/webmath/samples/javascript/comp leting_the_square/square.htm w Audio Lesson with interactive examples. GREAT VERBAL AND VISUAL!! http://www.math.hawaii.edu/~dale/flash/square.htmlhttp://www.math.hawaii.edu/~dale/flash/square.html
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• Rory Hamilton USD 26617 Solving Quadratics by Using Quardratic Formula Last method taught in a quadratics unit. Found by solving for x in the general form of a quadratic 0 = ax+bx+c. Works for any quadratic and is usually the favorite method by students since it always works. Most difficult part of the lesson is getting the students to memorize the formula.
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• Rory Hamilton USD 26618 Solving Quadratics by Using Quardratic Formula An example of solving using the quadratic formula is shown at the left. The equation is 0 = 2x-7x-5 It is also important for students to know the nature of their answer by looking at the discriminant (b- 4ac). If b-4ac = 0 (1 real root) If b-4ac > 0 (2 real, Q or I) If b-4ac < 0 (2 imaginary) By evaluating the discriminant students can visualize the nature of the graph.
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• Rory Hamilton USD 26619 Technology for Solving Quadratics by using Quadratic Formula (1) w Sing Along to Pop Goes the Weasel. Helps students memorize the quadratic formula. http://www.tcjc.cc.tx.us/campus_ne/mathfaculty/kbrown/Kim.html http://www.tcjc.cc.tx.us/campus_ne/mathfaculty/kbrown/Kim.html w Additional instructional video with practice exercises and assessment. http://spock.ulm.edu/~esmith/math093/unit5/5_7/5_7.htm http://spock.ulm.edu/~esmith/math093/unit5/5_7/5_7.htm w Additional Examples with instruction. http://www.purplemath.com/modules/quadform.htm http://www.purplemath.com/modules/quadform.htm
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• Rory Hamilton USD 26620 Technology for Solving Quadratics by using Quadratic Formula (2) w Interactive Practice using Quadratic Formula. Allow students to plug in any quadratic. http://www.bonita.k12.ca.us/sch

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