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Graphing a Quadratic Function: General Form

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Graphing a Quadratic Function: General Form

Algebra-1

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You will graph a quadratic function given in general form by calculating the axis of symmetry, vertex, orientation, y–intercept, and the x–intercepts (if any).

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After completing this tutorial, you will be able to complete the following:

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  • Find the axis of symmetry of a quadratic function given in general form.
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  • Find the vertex of a quadratic function given in general form.
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  • Find the orientation of a quadratic function given in general form.
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  • Find the y-intercept of a quadratic function given in general form.
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  • Find the x-intercepts of a quadratic function given in general form.
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  • Graph a quadratic function given in general form.
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Tutorial Details

Approximate Time 20 Minutes
Pre-requisite Concepts Students should understand the concepts of axis of symmetry, evaluating functions, orientation of a quadratic function, parabola, quadratic, quadratic function in intercept form, solving linear equations, vertex, x-intercept, and y-intercept.
Course Algebra-1
Type of Tutorial Procedural Development
Key Vocabulary graph of a quadratic function, quadratic function in general form, vertex