Finding the Maximum or Minimum of a Quadratic Function

Resource ID#: 121981 Primary Type: Original Student Tutorial


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Subject(s): Mathematics
Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Students
Keywords: Algebraic Expression, Quadratic Expression, Vertex, Minimum value, Maximum Value, Complete the Square, Parabola, Vertex Form, functions, quadratics, expressions, completing the square, maximum, minimum, mathematics, algebra, interactive, tutorials, elearning, e-learning
Instructional Component Type(s): Original Student Tutorial

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