Finding the turning point of a quadratic equation can tell us many things; how to maximize the size of a room with certain restrictions, finding the height a cannonball can reach, and for those with profitable intentions, making the most profit out of sales. 440 more words

## Tags » Quadratic

#### Summative Task for Quadratics - #MCF3M

My Grade 11 e-Learning math class is completing a unit on quadratic equations. I have a few things happening for their summative assessment, but the part I find most interesting is the following “experiment”. 661 more words

#### Day 122: Visual Pattern

Today I want to share a fun visual pattern we went over in class.

It is fun to see how far my classes have progressed since the beginning of the year. 65 more words

#### An Accidental Proof

I had been mulling over numbers and such, once again, and stumbled upon this little realization:

If you take a number, say, 7, and square it: 93 more words

#### whY is X Minus H and Y plus K?

We all have our methods of helping students gain an understanding of this:

Let’s start simple as most of us do in the classroom. In years past, I (and many others) have helped students explore this concept with something like: 604 more words

#### The Liz Method

The small town, rural high school where I did my teaching was the kind of place where you could count on having at least 5 students in your classroom every year whose last names were the same as names of the roads in town. 1,428 more words