 Use the process of factoring and completing the square in a quadratic function to show zeros, extreme values, and symmetry of the graph, and interpret these in terms of a context.
 Use the properties of exponents to interpret expressions for exponential functions. For example, identify percent rate of change in functions such as y = , y = , y = , y = , and classify them as representing exponential growth or decay.
Clusters should not be sorted from Major to Supporting and then taught in that order. To do so would strip the coherence of the mathematical ideas and miss the opportunity to enhance the major work of the grade with the supporting clusters.

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 Assessment Limits :
For FIF.3.7, items are limited to linear, quadratic, and exponential
functions.For AAPR.2.3, the leading coefficient should be an integer and the
polynomial’s degree is restricted to 3 or 4. The polynomial function
should not have a zero with multiplicity. The polynomial should be
given in factored form.For FIF.3.8a, items that require the student to transform a quadratic
equation to vertex form, b/a must be an even integer.For FIF.3.7e and FIF.3.8b, exponential functions are limited to simple
exponential growth and decay functions and to exponential functions
with one translation. Base e should not be used.For FIF.3.8, items may specify a required form using an equation or using common terminology such as standard form. In items that require the student to interpret the vertex or a zero of a quadratic function within a realworld context, the student should interpret both the xvalue and the yvalue.For FIF.3.7a, quadratic functions that are given in the form y = ax² + bx + c, a, b, and c must be integers. Quadratic functions given in vertex form y = a(x – h)² + k, a, h, and k must be integers. Quadratic functions given in other forms should be able to be rewritten and adhere to one of the two previous forms.  Calculator :
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 Clarification :
Students will identify zeros, extreme values, and symmetry of a
quadratic function written symbolically.Students will classify the exponential function as exponential growth
or decay by examining the base, and students will give the rate of
growth or decay.Students will use the properties of exponents to interpret exponential
expressions in a realworld context.Students will write an exponential function defined by an expression
in different but equivalent forms to reveal and explain different
properties of the function, and students will determine which form of
the function is the most appropriate for interpretation for a realworld context.Students will find the zeros of a polynomial function when the
polynomial is in factored form.Students will create a rough graph of a polynomial function in
factored form by examining the zeros of the function.Students will use the xintercepts of a polynomial function and end
behavior to graph the function.Students will identify the x and yintercepts and the slope of the
graph of a linear function.Students will identify zeros, extreme values, and symmetry of the
graph of a quadratic function.Students will identify intercepts and end behavior for an exponential
function.Students will graph a linear function using key features.
Students will graph a quadratic function using key features.
Students will graph an exponential function using key features.
Students will identify and interpret key features of a graph within the
realworld context that the function represents.  Stimulus Attributes :
Items may require the student to identify a correct graph.Items may be set in a mathematical or realworld context.
For FIF.3.8, items must use function notation.
For FIF.3.7, items may use an equation or a function.
Items should not require the student to complete a sign chart for a
polynomial.  Response Attributes :
For FIF.3.7, items may require the student to apply the basic
modeling cycle.Items may require the student to choose an appropriate level of
accuracy.Items may require the student to choose and interpret the scale in a
graph.Items may require the student to choose and interpret units.
Items may require the student to provide the answer in a specific
form.Responses with square roots should require the student to rewrite
the square root so that the radicand has no square factors.
MAFS.912.AAPR.2.3
MAFS.912.FIF.3.7
 Test Item #: Sample Item 1
 Question:
A bird drops a stick from the top of Miami Tower. The height of the stick after x seconds is given by
f(x)=62516x²
Select all the correct interpretations of the coordinates of the point at the maximum of the function f(x).
 Difficulty: N/A
 Type: MS: Multiselect
 Test Item #: Sample Item 2
 Question:
A bird drops a stick from the top of Miami Tower. The height of the stick after x seconds is given by
f(x)= 62516x².
What is the maximum value of f(x)?
 Difficulty: N/A
 Type: EE: Equation Editor
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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.
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The task addresses knowledge related to interpreting forms of functions derived by factoring or completing the square. It requires students to pay special attention to the information provided by the way the equation is represented as well as the sign of the leading coefficient, which is not written out explicitly, and then to connect this information to the important features of the graph.
Type: ProblemSolving Task
The problem presents a context where a quadratic function arises. Careful analysis, including graphing of the function, is closely related to the context. The student will gain valuable experience applying the quadratic formula and the exercise also gives a possible implementation of completing the square.
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