Standard 3: Write, solve and graph quadratic equations, functions and inequalities in one and two variables.

General Information
Number: MA.912.AR.3
Title: Write, solve and graph quadratic equations, functions and inequalities in one and two variables.
Type: Standard
Subject: Mathematics (B.E.S.T.)
Grade: 912
Strand: Algebraic Reasoning

Related Benchmarks

This cluster includes the following benchmarks.

Related Access Points

This cluster includes the following access points.

Access Points

MA.912.AR.3.AP.1
Given a one-variable quadratic equation from a mathematical or real-world context, select the solution to the equation over the real number system.
MA.912.AR.3.AP.2
Solve mathematical one-variable quadratic equations with integer coefficients over the real and complex number systems.
MA.912.AR.3.AP.3
Given a mathematical or real-world context, select a one-variable quadratic inequality over the real number system that represents the solution algebraically or graphically.
MA.912.AR.3.AP.4
Select a quadratic function to represent the relationship between two quantities from a graph.
MA.912.AR.3.AP.5

Given the x-intercepts and another point on the graph of a quadratic function, select the equation for the function.


MA.912.AR.3.AP.6
Given an expression or equation representing a quadratic function in vertex form, determine the vertex and zeros.
MA.912.AR.3.AP.7
Given a table, equation or written description of a quadratic function, select the graph that represents the function.
MA.912.AR.3.AP.8
Given a mathematical and/or real-world problem that is modeled with quadratic functions, solve the mathematical problem, or select the graph using key features (in terms of context) that represents this model.
MA.912.AR.3.AP.9
Select two-variable quadratic inequalities to represent relationships between quantities from a graph or a written description.
MA.912.AR.3.AP.10
Select the graph of the solution set to a two-variable quadratic inequality.

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Formative Assessments

Comparing Quadratics:

Students are asked to compare two quadratic functions, one given by a table and the other by a function.

Type: Formative Assessment

Quilts:

Students are asked to write and solve an equation that models a given problem.

Type: Formative Assessment

Graphing a Quadratic Function:

Students are asked to graph a quadratic function and answer questions about the intercepts, maximum, and minimum.

Type: Formative Assessment

Zeros of a Quadratic:

Students are asked to identify the zeros of polynomials, without the use of technology, and then describe what the zeros of a polynomial indicate about its graph.

Type: Formative Assessment

Model Rocket:

Students are asked to graph a function in two variables given in context.

Type: Formative Assessment

Hotel Swimming Pool:

Students are asked to write an equation in two variables given a verbal description of the relationship among the variables.

Type: Formative Assessment

Rocket Town:

Students are asked to rewrite a quadratic expression in vertex form to find maximum and minimum values.

Type: Formative Assessment

Jumping Dolphin:

Students are asked to find the zeros of a quadratic function in the context of a modeling problem.

Type: Formative Assessment

Complete the Square - 1:

Students are asked to solve a quadratic equation by completing the square.

Type: Formative Assessment

A Home for Fido:

Students are asked to rewrite a quadratic function in an equivalent form by completing the square and to use this form to identify the vertex of the graph and explain its meaning in context.

Type: Formative Assessment

Launch From a Hill:

Students are asked to factor and find the zeros of a polynomial function given in context.

Type: Formative Assessment

Complete the Square - 2:

Students are asked to solve a quadratic equation by completing the square.

Type: Formative Assessment

Complete the Square - 3:

Students are asked to solve a quadratic equation by completing the square.

Type: Formative Assessment

Complex Solutions?:

Students are asked to explain how to recognize when the quadratic formula results in complex solutions.

Type: Formative Assessment

Which Strategy?:

Students are shown four quadratic equations and asked to choose the best method for solving each equation.

Type: Formative Assessment

Lesson Plan

Parts and more Parts-- Parabola Fun:

This is an entry lesson into quadratic functions and their shapes. Students see some real-life representations of parabolas. This lesson provides important vocabulary associated with quadratic functions and their graphs in an interactive manner. Students create a foldable and complete a worksheet using their foldable notes.

Type: Lesson Plan

Original Student Tutorials

Highs and Lows Part 2: Completing the Square:

Learn the process of completing the square of a quadratic function to find the maximum or minimum to discover how high a dolphin jumped in this interactive tutorial.

This is part 2 of a 2 part series. Click HERE to open part 1.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Highs and Lows Part 1: Completing the Square:

Learn the process of completing the square of a quadratic function to find the maximum or minimum to discover how high a dolphin jumped in this interactive tutorial.

This is part 1 of a 2 part series. Click HERE to open Part 2.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Solving Rational Equations: Cross Multiplying:

Learn how to solve rational linear and quadratic equations using cross multiplication in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Finding the Zeros of Quadratic Functions:

Learn to find the zeros of a quadratic function and interpret their meaning in real-world contexts with this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Finding the Maximum or Minimum of a Quadratic Function:

Learn to complete the square of a quadratic expression and identify the maximum or minimum value of the quadratic function it defines. In this interactive tutorial, you'll also interpret the meaning of the maximum and minimum of a quadratic function in a real world context.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Graphing Quadratic Functions:

Follow as we discover key features of a quadratic equation written in vertex form in this interactive tutorial.

 

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Perspectives Video: Experts

Jumping Robots and Quadratics:

Jump to it and learn more about how quadratic equations are used in robot navigation problem solving!

Type: Perspectives Video: Expert

Using Mathematics to Optimize Wing Design:

Nick Moore discusses his research behind optimizing wing design using inspiration from animals and how they swim and fly.

Download the CPALMS Perspectives video student note taking guide.

Type: Perspectives Video: Expert

Problem Solving with Project Constraints:

It's important to stay inside the lines of your project constraints to finish in time and under budget. This NASA systems engineer explains how constraints can actually promote creativity and help him solve problems!

Type: Perspectives Video: Expert

Perspectives Video: Professional/Enthusiasts

Revolutionize Wing Design with Equations and Statistics:

Brandon Reese, a PhD candidate in the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, discusses the significance of both Bernoulli's equation and statistical analysis for the design of a "smart wing."

Type: Perspectives Video: Professional/Enthusiast

Quadratic Equations and Robots:

Get in gear with robotics as this engineer explains how quadratic equations are used in programming robotic navigation.

Type: Perspectives Video: Professional/Enthusiast

Tutorials

Graphing Quadractic Functions in Vertex Form:

This tutorial will help the students to identify the vertex of a parabola from the equation, and then graph the parabola.

Type: Tutorial

Graphing Quadratic Equations:

This tutorial helps the learners to graph the equation of a quadratic function using the coordinates of the vertex of a parabola and its x- intercepts.

Type: Tutorial

Student Resources

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Original Student Tutorials

Highs and Lows Part 2: Completing the Square:

Learn the process of completing the square of a quadratic function to find the maximum or minimum to discover how high a dolphin jumped in this interactive tutorial.

This is part 2 of a 2 part series. Click HERE to open part 1.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Highs and Lows Part 1: Completing the Square:

Learn the process of completing the square of a quadratic function to find the maximum or minimum to discover how high a dolphin jumped in this interactive tutorial.

This is part 1 of a 2 part series. Click HERE to open Part 2.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Solving Rational Equations: Cross Multiplying:

Learn how to solve rational linear and quadratic equations using cross multiplication in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Finding the Zeros of Quadratic Functions:

Learn to find the zeros of a quadratic function and interpret their meaning in real-world contexts with this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Finding the Maximum or Minimum of a Quadratic Function:

Learn to complete the square of a quadratic expression and identify the maximum or minimum value of the quadratic function it defines. In this interactive tutorial, you'll also interpret the meaning of the maximum and minimum of a quadratic function in a real world context.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Graphing Quadratic Functions:

Follow as we discover key features of a quadratic equation written in vertex form in this interactive tutorial.

 

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Perspectives Video: Experts

Jumping Robots and Quadratics:

Jump to it and learn more about how quadratic equations are used in robot navigation problem solving!

Type: Perspectives Video: Expert

Problem Solving with Project Constraints:

It's important to stay inside the lines of your project constraints to finish in time and under budget. This NASA systems engineer explains how constraints can actually promote creativity and help him solve problems!

Type: Perspectives Video: Expert

Perspectives Video: Professional/Enthusiast

Quadratic Equations and Robots:

Get in gear with robotics as this engineer explains how quadratic equations are used in programming robotic navigation.

Type: Perspectives Video: Professional/Enthusiast

Tutorials

Graphing Quadractic Functions in Vertex Form:

This tutorial will help the students to identify the vertex of a parabola from the equation, and then graph the parabola.

Type: Tutorial

Graphing Quadratic Equations:

This tutorial helps the learners to graph the equation of a quadratic function using the coordinates of the vertex of a parabola and its x- intercepts.

Type: Tutorial

Parent Resources

Vetted resources caregivers can use to help students learn the concepts and skills in this topic.

Perspectives Video: Expert

Problem Solving with Project Constraints:

It's important to stay inside the lines of your project constraints to finish in time and under budget. This NASA systems engineer explains how constraints can actually promote creativity and help him solve problems!

Type: Perspectives Video: Expert

Perspectives Video: Professional/Enthusiast

Quadratic Equations and Robots:

Get in gear with robotics as this engineer explains how quadratic equations are used in programming robotic navigation.

Type: Perspectives Video: Professional/Enthusiast