Education Technology

Finding the Zeros of a Quadratic Function

Activity Overview

Students will use the TI-Nspire handheld to find the zeros of a quadratic function. This is a good introductory activity for using the Graphs and Geometry application of TI-Nspire.

Before the Activity

Prepare copies of the Tech sheet and the Student Worksheet.

During the Activity

Students may work in pairs using the TI-Nspire handheld to complete the worksheet.

After the Activity

Discussion could evolve into finding the solutions to a quadratic equation by finding the zeros of the related quadratic function.