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The Discriminant

Activity Overview

In this set of questions, students find the discriminant of a quadratic function and use it to determine the number of real roots for the function. The questions are multiple choice and solutions are provided.

Before the Activity

If you are using the TI-Navigator System with the TI-73 you will need the attached .pdf file.

During the Activity

This LearningCheck™ appvar can be sent to your class using TI-Navigator.

After the Activity

Review student answers:

  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary