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McDougal Littell Algebra 1: Find Minimum and Maximum

Published on 10/17/2008

Activity Overview

Students will use the TI-84 Plus family to find the minimum or maximum and the zeros of quadratic functions.

Before the Activity

  • Review the activity PDF file
  • Make copies of the activity PDF file for your class
  • During the Activity

    Students will:

  • Enter functions.
  • Adjust viewing windows.
  • Analyze functions to find minimum / maximum and zeros.


  • Directions:
  • Distribute the student activity sheets
  • Follow the procedures as outlined
  • After the Activity

    As a class, review student progress, discussing questions that appeared to be more challenging, and re-teaching as needed.