This instructional task shows the user how to set up sliders to vary the parameters of a standard quadratic function. It is assumed the user will adapt these instructions to create student explorations.
Before the Activity
Basic understanding of quadratic functions and their graphs.
During the Activity
This is a "How to" create sliders to demonstrate the effect of changing the values of a,b and c. The pdf file gives the instructions whilst the tns file allows the user to test the slider on the handheld.