Ch 9: Working with Quadratic Functions in Trigonometry: Tutoring Solution

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The quadratic functions chapter of this High School Trigonometry Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about quadratic functions. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long, and they teach all the methods for solving and graphing quadratic equations covered in a typical high school trigonometry course.

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  • Begin your assignment or other high school trigonometry work.
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  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
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  • Struggle with understanding how to factor and solve quadratic equations, complete the square, graph quadratic inequalities or perform any other quadratic functions operation
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Learning objectives:

  • Explore where you can find parabolas in the real world
  • Discover the three main forms of a quadratic
  • Learn to factor quadratic equations
  • Find out how to complete the square
  • See how to solve a quadratic equation by factoring
  • Learn to solve quadratics that have a complex number as the solution
  • Discover how to graph and solve quadratic inequalities
  • Find out how to graph a system of quadratic inequalities

10 Lessons in Chapter 9: Working with Quadratic Functions in Trigonometry: Tutoring Solution
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What is a Parabola?

1. What is a Parabola?

A parabola is the U shape that we get when we graph a quadratic equation. We actually see parabolas all over the place in real life. In this lesson, learn where, and the correct vocab to use when talking about them.

Parabolas in Standard, Intercept, and Vertex Form

2. Parabolas in Standard, Intercept, and Vertex Form

By rearranging a quadratic equation, you can end up with an infinite number of ways to express the same thing. Learn about the three main forms of a quadratic and the pros and cons of each.

How to Factor Quadratic Equations: FOIL in Reverse

3. How to Factor Quadratic Equations: FOIL in Reverse

So, you know how to multiply binomials with the FOIL method, but can you do it backwards? That's exactly what factoring is, and it can be pretty tricky. Check out this lesson to learn a method that will allow you to factor quadratic trinomials with a leading coefficient of 1.

Factoring Quadratic Equations: Polynomial Problems with a Non-1 Leading Coefficient

4. Factoring Quadratic Equations: Polynomial Problems with a Non-1 Leading Coefficient

Once you get good at factoring quadratics with 1x squared in the front of the expression, it's time to try ones with numbers other than 1. It will be the same general idea, but there are a few extra steps to learn. Do that here!

How to Complete the Square

5. How to Complete the Square

Completing the square can help you learn where the maximum or minimum of a parabola is. If you're running a business and trying to make some money, it might be a good idea to know how to do this! Find out what I'm talking about here.

Completing the Square Practice Problems

6. Completing the Square Practice Problems

Completing the square is one of the most confusing things you'll be asked to do in an algebra class. Once you get the general idea, it's best to get in there and actually do a few practice problems to make sure you understand the process. Do that here!

How to Solve a Quadratic Equation by Factoring

7. How to Solve a Quadratic Equation by Factoring

If your favorite video game, 'Furious Fowls,' gave you the quadratic equation for each shot you made, would you be able to solve the equation to make sure every one hit its target? If not, you will after watching this video!

How to Solve Quadratics with Complex Numbers as the Solution

8. How to Solve Quadratics with Complex Numbers as the Solution

When you solve a quadratic equation with the quadratic formula and get a negative on the inside of the square root, what do you do? The short answer is that you use an imaginary number. For the longer, more helpful answer, check out this lesson!

Graphing & Solving Quadratic Inequalities: Examples & Process

9. Graphing & Solving Quadratic Inequalities: Examples & Process

When you finish watching this video lesson, you will be able to graph and solve your own quadratic inequality. Learn what steps you need to take and what to watch for.

Graphing a System of Quadratic Inequalities: Examples & Process

10. Graphing a System of Quadratic Inequalities: Examples & Process

What is a system of quadratic inequalities? What are the steps to graphing them? Find the answers to these questions by watching this video lesson. When you finish, you will be able to graph these yourself.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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