These equations have no "b term" and do not use completing the square.
Included in this zip folder are 8 PDF files. 1 is an introductory lesson and 7 are assignments. A brief description of each:
The introduction is a 49 page file. It introduces the learner to:
1. The principle square root
2. The definition of +-
3. What is "the square"?
4. How to isolate "the square"
5. How to make 2 degree 1 equations out of the degree 2 equation
Assignment C is a 24 question multiple choice and short answer assignment. The student is asked to identify the square, find the principle square root, identify an answer in +- notation and how to isolate the square. It is on 1 page for easy printing.
Assignment D is a 24 question multiple choice and short answer assignment. The student is asked to identify the principle square root, solve an equation with a +-, isolate and identify the square. It is on 1 page for easy printing.
Assignment #3 is a written assignment. The student is given 8 quadratic equations and must solve them by extracting roots. It is on 1 page for easy printing.
Proof Assignment # 2 is a 12 question multiple choice assignment. The student is given an equation in the 2 column proof format and asked to identify the 1 missing reason. It is on 1 page for easy printing.
Proof Assignment #3 is like #2
Proof Assignment #5 is a 12 question multiple choice assignment. The student is given a proof in the 2 column format. All the reasons are missing. The student identifies the on that is highlighted.
Proof Assignment #6 is like #5
The reasons used in the proofs are:
1. Subtraction property of equality
2. Addition property of equality
3. Division property of equality
4. Symmetric property
5. Simplify by like terms
6. Distributive property
7. Extracting roots
8. Definition of +-
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