As students enter the room they will be divided into theirgroups to discuss
The students will be given the first 10 minutes of class to discuss project
progress and the
teacher will circulate about the room to answer questions.
The students will remain in their groups to discuss the fol lowing question . List
objects as you can that are either in the shape of a parabola or travel in the
path of a
parabola. For example the water that comes out of the drinking fountain. The
will have time to discuss and then the teacher will pass around the blank sheet
transparency and have the groups add to the list as it gets to them. We will
as a class.
Students will have the last 5 minutes of class to respond to the following
question, also to
address any concerns they had with the lesson.
Are there any items on the list that need to be further discussed to prove to
you that their
paths a parabolas?
Read pgs. 567 – 569, complete pg. 569 # 12 –15.
This activity is de signed to make the students relate parabolas to their
everyday life. It
will also help them to better understand the reading and the homework problems.
Directions: Solve each of the following quadratic equations using the Quadratic
Formula listed below. Show all work.
Directions: Using the same six equations above check your
answers using the PolySmlt
App on your calculator. Choose Poly Root Finder with degree 2. Remember
b, and .
Graphing and Solving Quadratics
Directions: Answer all questions on this test. You may use your graphing
any problem on this test. You must show work on the Quadratic Formula questions
you may check your answers with the PolySmlt App.
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