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Algebra II: Stretching the Quads
by Texas Instruments

Updated on July 24, 2018

Overview

Students stretch and translate the parabola given by y = x2 and determine the effects on the equation.

Key Steps

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    Students stretch and translate the parabola given by y = x2 and determine the effects on the equation.

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    In Problem 3, students will explore a quadratic function to find the vertex and zeros of a parabola and relate them to the equation.

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    In Problem 4, students will find the zeros for several given parabolas. They will try to connect the zeros with the factored form of the equation.