Writing Quadratic Equations for Given Points


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If you are given a point on a quadratic curve and the x-intercepts, the best equation to use for writing the equation is _____.

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1. You want to write a quadratic equation for a curve and you are given the location of the vertex and one point. Which equation should you use?

2. You are given three points on a quadratic curve. Which form of the quadratic equation should you use?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

When learning algebra one of the more difficult subjects to understand is quadratic equations. They have variables, exponents, different forms, and usually need to be simplified. Use this assessment to test your understanding of the various forms of quadratic equations and how to write them when given points on the x-y coordinate plane.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The objective of this assessment is to test your abilities:

  • Knowing when to use the different forms of the quadratic equation
  • Writing quadratic equations in their different forms
  • Identifying different components of quadratic equations

Skills Practiced

Other skills tested with this assessment include:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the various forms of quadratic equations and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the different parts of a quadratic equation
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to write out quadratic equations

Additional Learning

For a quick review of the material covered in this assessment study the lesson Writing Quadratic Equations for Given Points. After this assessment, you should have a better understanding of the topics covered in the assessment and:

  • How quadratics are graphed on the x-y coordinate plane
  • The process used to calculate the various points of a quadratic equation
  • What the various forms of quadratic equations are