Tag Archives: completing the square

Algebra – Solving quadratic equations using Completing the Square Explained Graphically

By | December 15, 2016

Completing the Square Explained Graphically In this tutorial students will graphically see how Completing the Square works.  The students will use this method to convert a quadratic equation to a perfect square trinomial.   This method is useful because it is very easy to find the roots(solutions) to a perfect square trinomial.

Algebra – Solving quadratic equations using Completing the square method with Leading coefficient greater than 1

By | December 8, 2016

Completing the Square Method with Leading coefficient greater than 1 In this tutorial students  will learn how to use the completing the square method to solve a quadratic equation with a leading coefficient greater than 1.

Algebra – Solving quadratic equations using Completing the Square with Irrational Roots

By | December 6, 2016

Completing the Square with Irrational Roots In this tutorial students learn how to solve a quadratic equation using completing the square where the roots are irrational.

Algebra – Solving quadratic equations using Completing the Square

By | December 5, 2016

Completing the Square In this tutorial the students will learn how to solve a quadratic equation using the completing the square method.

Algebra – Find the vertex of the quadratic equation

By | November 30, 2016

Find the vertex of the quadratic equation In this tutorial students learn how to find the vertex of a quadratic equation (parabola) using various methods.  Those methods include graphing with the TI 84 C, calculus, and algebra methods like completing the square. When using the calculator I could have also used the MINIMUM function. 2ND |… Read More »