How to Reflect Quadratic Equations


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The flipping of a point or figure over a mirror line is known as:

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1. y = x^2 is an example of a:

2. If we reflect y = x^2-2 over the x-axis we would get:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet assessment is designed to test your understanding of how to reflect quadratic equations. You must be able to apply your knowledge to solve sample problems to successfully complete this brief assessment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

For this quiz, you must be able to:

  • Identify the term that means the flipping of a point or figure over a mirror
  • Note what y = x?2 is an example of
  • Determine what you would get when you reflect a given equation over the x-axis
  • Note what you would get when reflecting a given equation over the y-axis
  • State what the reflection of the function f(x) over the y-axis becomes

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as what term means the flipping of a point or figure over a mirror
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve reflection practice problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding y = x?2

Additional Learning

You can further develop your understanding of this math topic by reviewing the lesson called How to Reflect Quadratic Equations. This lesson provides you with the opportunity to learn more about:

  • How a quadratic equation is defined
  • What 'a' cannot equal in the standard form of a quadratic equation
  • How to remember a positive quadratic and a negative quadratic