In this activity, students will plot the graphs of systems of equations and determine the number of real solutions of the system. Then find the solution of the system algebraically.
Before the Activity
Review the activity PDF file.
Download the TI InterActive!™ file for use by you and your students.
During the Activity
Explore affect of changes in coefficients on the quadratic function to establish patterns.
After the Activity
Distribute the student activity sheets, as needed
Distribute the student TI InterActive file
Follow the procedures as outlined