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Quadratic Equation Math Detective Activity

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"This is a really well thought out activity that gave the kids great practice solving quadratic equations by factoring. " - Buyer

Students take on the case when they must solve quadratic equations in order to find the missing object. Students follow clues that takes students "traveling" around New York City. All of the problems can be solved by factoring, but students can also use the quadratic formula.

*NOTE: This product was revised 3/17/16

If you like the math detectives, find more math detective, quests and adventures here.

Save by purchasing as part of a bundle of activities:
- All about Quadratics: Quadratic Equations Teacher Resource Bundle
- Math detective fun: Math Detective for Algebra 1
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Factoring and Quadratics resources include:
- Factoring Quadratic Expressions: Notes and Practice for Interactive Notebooks
- Factoring Quadratics - task cards for scavenger hunt
- The Quadratic Formula: Notes and Practice for Interactive Notebooks
- Factoring Quadratic Expressions: Practice and Review Puzzle Activity
- Quadratic Equations: Using the Quadratic Formula Interactive Notebook
- Quadratic Equations: Mixed Practice and Review Quadratic Quest
- Area, Scale, Quadratic Equation: Algebra Garden Design Project
- Quadratic Equation: Word Problems Interactive Notebooks
- Completing the Square: Notes and Practice for Interactive Notebooks
- Completing the Square: Practice and Review Activity

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