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Quadratic II


"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 II collection contains 10 real-world math activities that demonstrate everyday applications of mathematics. From Growing Gardens: Factoring Quadratic Functions to Mars Pathfinder: Working Graphically with Quadratic Functions, 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 II Activity Titles

  1. Growing Gardens: Factoring Quadratic Functions
  2. Jumping Dogs: Using Quadratic Functions
  3. South America Population: Using Quadratic Models
  4. Cooking a Turkey: Working with Quadratic Function Models
  5. Men Getting Married: Working with Quadratic Function Models
  6. Electronic Gaming Sales: Working with Quadratic/Exponential Functions
  7. Bat Weight, Swing/Ball Speed: Working with Quadratic and Linear Functions
  8. Mars Pathfinder: Working Graphically with Quadratic Functions
  9. Falling Objects: Working with Quadratic Function Equations
  10. Engine Horsepower: Working with Quadratic Function Modeling

Standards targeted: Activities are mapped to common core standards. Click for detail.

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

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