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.
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.
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 »