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TAKS: Quadratics-Which Way Do They Ask This Time?

Published on 07/05/2010

Activity Overview

Students will learn how to use graphs to find the answers for quadratic equations even if the questions about the equations are worded in different ways.

Before the Activity

Download "Quadratics-Which Way Do They Ask This Time?" - Teacher Notes and Student Worksheet

During the Activity

Teacher will introduce the use of graphs as a means of finding the roots, solutions, zeros, solution sets or x-intercepts of quadratic equations and how to interpret the graphs to answer multiple-choice questions.

After the Activity

Teacher will lead discussion using similar questions from various sources including TAKS release items to confirm student understanding.