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reSolve: Real-World Algebra: Quadratic Functions

This sequence of three lessons explores different representations of quadratic functions, with particular emphasis on turning points in quadratic graphs. Students use images of trajectories, inscribe their own curves using GeoGebra and then further explore the algebraic representation of their curves. Each lesson is outlined in detail including curriculum links, vocabulary, materials needed, sample answers, discussion points and student resources. This sequence is part of the reSolve: Mathematics by Inquiry special topic 'Bringing the real world into algebra'.

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Year level(s) Year 10
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource
Format Downloadable resources
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Mathematics investigation
Keywords graphs, stationary points, quadratics

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Numeracy, STEM/STEAM, Technologies
Strand and focus Algebra, Build understanding, Apply understanding
Topics Non-linear relationships
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions

Recognise the connection between algebraic and graphical representations of exponential relations and solve related exponential equations, using digital tools where appropriate

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