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Quadratic Equations

Published on 10/17/2008

Activity Overview

Students solve quadratic equations by factoring and finding square roots, as well as by graphing.

This Activity comes from Prentice Hall's© 2007 Algebra 2 textbook.

Before the Activity

  • Review the lesson PDF files.
  • Make copies of the lesson PDF files for your class.
  • Using LearningCheck Creator, review the LearningCheck™ EDC files prior to class. They include Check Skills You'll Need and Check Understanding questions from the lesson.
  • Make sure the LearningCheck App is on all student calculators.
  • Transfer the LearningCheck EDC files and Program file to student calculators using one of these methods:
    • LearningCheck Creator "send to device" feature with a connectivity cable and unit-to-unit cables
    • TI Connect, a connectivity cable and unit-to-unit cables
    • TI-Navigator "send to class" feature

During the Activity

Students will:

  • Learn to solve quadratic equations by factoring and finding square roots.
  • Learn to solve quadratic equations by using tables and graphing.


  • 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.