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Families of Functions Modular Course

This modular course is a series of video-based lessons providing instruction on how to graph, explore and transform parent functions.
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Stretching the Quads

Students stretch and translate the parabola given by y = x2 and determine the effects on the equation.
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Around the Vertex in 80 Days

Students move a quadratic function in the coordinate plane to specific points to observe how the vertex form of the equation changes.
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Area of the Missing Square

Students explore the relationship between the value of b and c, in y = x2 + bx + c, form of the quadratic equation.
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Motorcycle Jump

This activity presents a scenario in which a motorcycle rider jumps off a ramp and travels along a quadratic path through the air.
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Parabola Construction

Students construct parabolas using the focus and directrix definition. They also explore how the location of the focus with respect to the directrix affects the shape of the parabola.
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Properties of Parabolas

Students interpret the equation for a parabola in vertex form and gain a visual understanding of a parabola's focal width.
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Quadratic Regression with Transformation Graphing

Students will enter data into lists and graph scatter plots and perform a multiple regression on the plots. They will also make predictions or draw conclusions from the quadratic model.
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