POLQ 2 | Lesson 4: Deriving the Quadratic Formula

Overview

Learning Intentions (Objectives)

Use completing the square to derive the quadratic formula.

Rationale (Diagnostic Results)

You have probably used the quadratic formula many times without any connection to the standard formula. In case you forget what the quadratic formula is you will be able to derive it after this activity.

Standards Addressed in the Lesson

California Common Core Standards for Mathematics

 

Lesson Components

 

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