Tag Archives: vertex

Algebra – Conics – Parabola – Example 2

By | January 28, 2017

Parabola Construction of parabola and finding key information including Vertex, Axis of Symmetry, Opening Direction, and Minimum/Maximum for graphing.

Algebra – Conics – Parabola – Example 1

By | January 27, 2017

Parabola In this tutorial we complete an analysis of a parabola.  We find the Vertex, Axis of Symmetry, Opening Direction, and Minimum/Maximum value.

Math Analysis – Find the Minimum Value Word Problem

By | December 18, 2016

Minimum Value In this tutorial the students will learn how to determine the minimum value given a word problem. The students will accomplish this by creating expressions that will later help us define quadratic equations. The students use the expression to calculate the vertex of a parabola help them to solve this word problem. Word Problem:… Read More »

Math Analysis – Find the Vertex of a quadratic equation

By | December 16, 2016

Vertex In this tutorial the student will learn how to find the vertex given a quadratic equation in standard form and verify the results using technology. Standard Form Vertex expressions Vertex Once the quadratic equation is placed in standard form you are then able to easily identify a, b, and c.  Once you have made those identifications you… Read More »

Algebra – Solve a Quadratic by Factoring and Graphing

By | December 2, 2016

Solve a Quadratic by Factoring and Graphing In this tutorial the students will learn how to solve a quadratic equation using the graphing method and the factoring method.  Students will also learn how to find the vertex and use the discriminant.

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 »