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This product is a set of 12 Task Cards containing quadratic word problems. Solutions involve finding the maximum or minimum, x-intercepts, y-intercepts or a value for x when given a y-value. Along with solving the equations there is a visual aspect to the word problems where students will need to
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HSA-CED.A.1 This worksheet helps students take quadratic situations, draw a picture for the situation, write an equation for the situation, and solve it. Through this process, students truly begin to grasp the specific parts of a parabola and what they mean in the real world. Answer Key is now INC
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This flipbook highlights the vocabulary Algebra and Algebra 2 students will see when solving projectile motion quadratic word problems. My students often get confused by the wording of quadratic word problems and can be unsure if a problem is asking for the x value at the vertex, the y value at th
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A series of word problems which require students to find answers and interpret various topics (break-even, average cost, equation of a parabola, profit) with a variety of functions (quadratic, piece-wise, linear, and rational) in word problems. A graphing calculator is required for some problems. An
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In this problem, students are given three points on the parabolic path of a basketball shot from behind the 3 point arc. They are asked to formulate a quadratic function in order to see if a 4th point (the basket) lies on the curve to see if she sinks the shot. The function can be formulated algeb
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The majority of the students I teach have never heard of a parabola or a quadratic function before we start our quadratic unit, but since word problems are universally assigned no matter the level of familiarity, I set out to accomplish a number of different goals with these. I wanted a mix of easy
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A compilation of notes, examples, and questions involving conics -- applied to word problems and solving systems of equations. Designed to review algebra concepts and improve graphing skills. Topics include circles, ellipses, hyperbolas, parabolas, reciprocal functions, linear equations, factoring,
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In this sorting activity, students have to decide if a word problem is asking them to find the x at the vertex, the y at the vertex or the positive zero. There are no problems to solve, which forces students to look for keywords to determine which part of the parabola a word problem is asking them t
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Included in this zip folder are 6 PDF files. 1 is a study guide of the vertical projectile formula h(t)=.5at^2+v0t+h0. The other 5 files are assignments. A brief description of each: The Study Guide is a 1 page, 8 slide printable. The sides are: 1. The formula 2. Gravity in m/sec^2 and in ft/se
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Included in this zip folder are 6 SMART Notebook files. 1 is a study guide of the vertical projectile formula h(t)=.5at^2+v0t+h0. The other 5 files are assignments. A brief description of each: The Study Guide is a 1 page, 8 slide printable. The sides are: 1. The formula 2. Gravity in m/sec^2 a
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Included in this zip folder are 6 Power Point files. 1 is a study guide of the vertical projectile formula h(t)=.5at^2+v0t+h0. The other 5 files are assignments. A brief description of each: The Study Guide is a 1 page, 8 slide printable. The sides are: 1. The formula 2. Gravity in m/sec^2 and
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This is a set of 72 landscape posters that highlight many of the key vocabulary terms used in Grade 8 Math as well as Algebra 1. This set also comes with a title banner that says "Algebra WORD WALL" :)This word wall can be displayed altogether all year long (which is what I do above my main teachin
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This packet will contain homework assignments for PreCalculus. These homework assignments will have one type of problem on each page. There will be somewhere between 3 and 12 problems per page depending on the type of problem. There will always be a QR Code on each page that students can use
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This is a 46 item "Show your work" review or practice test. It is designed to go with my Unit 10 Guided Presentation Notes on Solving and Graphing Quadratic Functions available here on TPT. This can be used as the "real" test or as a review to get ready for the real or state test. Topics Covered ar
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Give your students engaging practice with the circuit format! This circuit has 12 word problems which start easy and build from there. Expect to see the farmer problem and the open-top box problem... To advance in the circuit, students must find their answer, and with that answer is a new problem.
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This a presentation to be used at the beginning of a unit introducing quadratic equations and parabolas. It answers that never-ending question of "How is this used in real life?" by showing pictures and examples such as parabolas in nature, architecture, and sports. There are also word problems th
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***** Click here for a video demonstration of Algebra Clue. ***** This activity is ideal to review the unit on quadratics (graphing, solving by factoring, solving by using the quadratic formula, determining the number of real solutions, and finding x-intercepts). It will get your students out of th
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A quadratic function take on the classic game of clue! Can you solve the clues to determine the suspect, accomplice, room and weapon?Students will work through 4 clues:Your students will use knowledge of finding a vertex, factoring, using the quadratic formula, solving word problems and graphing pa
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So you've taught your students the basics of quadratics, but when they try to tackle word problems they hit a brick wall... or at least that's what happened in my class! I found that most students had problem identifying the "characteristic" of the parabola that gave them the solution to the probl
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Happy to offer teachers the following power point over Graphing Quadratic Inequalities with GUIDED NOTES! * This lesson covers four types of quadratic inequalities * Students learn the difference between the region that is shaded and the region that is not shaded when graphing a quadratic inequa
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Included in this zip folder are 75 high school math assignments on Power Point files. These assignments can be completed at socrative.com or be printed. Each is on 1 page for easy printing. The 1st assignment is free in the preview section. A brief description and title of each: Part 7 (1) Polygon
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My IB/Precalculus students need to review the concepts involved in rewriting the equation of a parabola or quadratic in vertex, standard, and intercept form. I show them how to complete the square, which is the hardest part for them, and then I set them to work. I use this activity within cooperat
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Review past topics and help students perform well on the standardized test and final exam! This is such a simple concept that makes such a huge difference! Replace your regular class openers with this activity. Each day for two weeks, students practice the same five types of problems in order to sol
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10 Problems 2 Circle 2 Ellipse 2 Hyperbola 2 Parabola 4 Word Problems (Parabaloid of Revolution, Ellipse, Ellipse Bridge, Circular Swimming Pool) Tests Graphing Skills and Obtaining Information from a Graph as well as real world application. Customer Tips How to get TpT credit to use on futur
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