Ch 8: Quadratic Functions: Precalculus Lesson Plans

The Quadratic Functions: Precalculus chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the real-world applications for graphing quadratic function equations in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Quadratic Functions: Precalculus chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday Parabolas Linear function, quadratic function, maximum height, vertex, roots, intercepts, axis of symmetry, minimum vertices, concave up or down, intercept form, standard form, vertex form, and the equations for each parabola form
Tuesday Factors and factoring The product, the factors, binomials, quadratic expressions, leading coefficient, distributive property, F.O.I.L in reverse order, coefficient, and pattern adjustment
Wednesday Completing the square Perfect square binomial, vertex form, changing c-values, inverse operations, standard form, and trinomials
Thursday Solving and graphing Complex numbers, imaginary numbers, discriminant, zero product property, standard form, the use of b^2 - 4ac, quadratic inequality, point plotting, the line, graph shading, system of quadratic inequalities, and the solution area
Friday Application and modeling Quadratic functions, f(x) = ax^2 + bx + c, the use of different coefficients, optimization problems, data sets, real-life mathematical models, and applying quadratic functions to different real-world situations

12 Lessons in Chapter 8: Quadratic Functions: Precalculus Lesson Plans
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Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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