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Quadratic Functions I


"When am I ever going to use this?"

It is a question that has plagued math teachers for decades. Now you can answer the question!

The Make It Real Learning Quadratic Functions I collection contains 10 real-world math activities that demonstrate everyday applications of mathematics. From Autism Awareness: Creating and Using Quadratic Models to Falling Objects - Sears Tower: Working with Quadratics, the activities provide learners with valuable life skills in addition to mathematical understanding. Rest assured that each activity integrates real world information not just "realistic" data.


Quadratic Functions I Activity Titles

  1. Autism Awareness: Creating and Using Quadratic Models
  2. Autism Awareness: Solving Quadratic Equations
  3. Business Growth - USAA: Quadratic Function Modeling
  4. Changing Population - Kentucky: Doing Data Analysis and Modeling
  5. Changing Population - New York: Modeling with Quadratics
  6. Changing Population - South Carolina: Doing Data Analysis and Modeling
  7. Falling Objects - Empire State Building: Working with Quadratics
  8. Falling Objects - Sears Tower: Working with Quadratics
  9. United States Population: Using Quadratic Models
  10. Using the Body Mass Index Formula: Solving Equations

Standards targeted: Number and Operations, Algebra, Data Analysis and Probability

Grade Levels: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, College

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