This assignment allows students to practice interpreting variety of quadratic functions and practice using a calculator. It is easy to differentiate this activity by simply choosing different worksheets for different students. There are 8 different worksheets each using the skills for interpreting quadratic functions in slightly different ways.
Students will practice
Reading information from a graph
Creating a graph
Determining domains and ranges of graphs
Evaluating a graph for a given value
Reading information from tables
Using a calculator to create graphs and, find minimums, maximums and zeros, and
to analyze the graphs
In order to complete these assignments students will need to have a good understanding of how to use a graphing calculator.
Skills that will come in handy to know on a calculator.
Finding minimums and maximums
Finding x and y intercepts
Finding the intersection of two graphs
Changing the starting point and delta value on for a table
Useful in evaluating a graph accurately for a given value.
Changing the window to an appropriate domain and range