Education Technology

Zeros of a Cubic

Published on 02/23/2009

Activity Overview

This activity introduces students to a relationship between the zeros of a cubic function with 3 distinct zeros.

Before the Activity

Students will need to know how to graph a tangent line to a point on a function.

During the Activity

Students will need the Zeros of a Cubic.tns file on their Nspire.

After the Activity

Follow-Up extension:
What did you notice and why do you think this happens?