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Close Encounters of the Quadratic Kind

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An Integrated, Interdisciplinary, Thematic Study of Quadratics. Students will recognize, differentiate and graph linear and non-linear functions, specifically quadratics. Students will learn applications of quadratic equations in physics, engineering, economics and sports. Students will calculate maximum and minimum values and find the zeros of the equation.

Essential concepts: Not all equations graph as lines. Quadratics can have from zero to two roots.The ways to solve quadratics: graph from a table of values, graphing calculator, factor and use the zero product property, quadratic formula, completing the square.