Quadratic Word Problems Part 2

Students solve two problems each involving the motion of projectile objects, modeling the motion using quadratic equations.

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Students solve two problems modeled by quadratic equations. One problem involves profits from a business and the other, water draining from a bathtub. Students graph quadratic equations and use their graphs to answer questions. Quadratic Word Problems Part 2 is the second of four activities for teaching and learning quadratic equations in algebra: Graphing Quadratic Equations; Quadratic Word Problems Part 1; Quadratic Word Problems Part 2; and Quadratic Functions in Vertex Form.

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COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS FOR MATHEMATICS (2010)

CCSS.Math.Content.HSF-IF.B.4 For a function that models a relationship between two quantities, interpret key features of graphs and tables in terms of the quantities, and sketch graphs showing key features given a verbal description of the relationship. Key features include: intercepts; intervals where the function is increasing, decreasing, positive, or negative; relative maximums and minimums; symmetries; end behavior; and periodicity.

CCSS.Math.Content.HSF-IF.C.7 Graph functions expressed symbolically and show key features of the graph, by hand in simple cases and using technology for more complicated cases.

CCSS.Math.Content.HSF-IF.C.7a Graph linear and quadratic functions and show intercepts, maxima, and minima.

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<a href="">The Concord Consortium. Quadratic Word Problems Part 2. Concord: The Concord Consortium, 2014, March 5.</a>

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Quadratic Word Problems Part 2 (The Concord Consortium, Concord, 2014, March 5), WWW Document, (https://concord.org/).

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Quadratic Word Problems Part 2 (The Concord Consortium, Concord, 2014, March 5), WWW Document, (https://concord.org/).

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Quadratic Word Problems Part 2. (2014, March 5). Retrieved 2017, June 24, from The Concord Consortium: https://concord.org/

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Grade Level
Middle School, High School
Subject
Mathematics
Focus Area
Modeling and Simulation
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