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Let Them Struggle!

So apparently there is this MTBoS30 thing happening, which is particularly serendipitous, as I had a rather fantastic inspiration this morning with my Algebra class this morning. 572 more words

In solving the quadratic equation 8z2 - 3z - 2 = 0 by the method of Completing the Square, which of the following is correct?

In solving the quadratic equation 8z2 – 3z – 2 = 0 by the method of Completing the Square, which of the following is correct? 8 more words

Quadratic Marble Slides

Not only was I able to kind of roughly go through this exercise, give up and come back to it. But it was interesting how changing a number, the position of it, letters, brackets can change the parabola and make it work for the purpose you need it for. 140 more words

The D of a Quadratic

The discriminant is able to tel you the roots of the polynomial. The discriminant has three values from which are positive, negative and zero. The positive has two real root, while the zero has one root and the negative has two complex roots.   170 more words

March Madness (NBA Shots)

So, I have decide to do the March Madness assignment. I thought it was very interesting and fun. Though i believe it would have been better if after finishing the Quadratic function the device will play my shot. 286 more words

Anticipating student responses 

A colleague and I recently planned a lesson on developing a need for factoring when solving quadratic equations. It was totally unexpected. He walked into my room after school and we started talking. 206 more words

Reflection