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STAAR / EOC: Vertex form of a Parabola

Published on 07/09/2013

Activity Overview

Students will use graphing technology to understand a quadratic function written in vertex form.

Before the Activity

See the attached activity PDF file(s) for detailed instructions for this activity.

During the Activity

Follow the procedures outlined in the Activity. Students will:

  • Understand vertex form of a parabola..
  • Learn ho to find the vertex of a parabola given the vertex form of a quadratic function.

After the Activity

Review student answers:

  • As a class, discuss questions that arise during the activity
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary