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The quadratic function

This module from the AMSI 'The Improving Mathematics Education in Schools (TIMES) project' is for teachers who wish to consolidate their content knowledge on the topic of graphing quadratic functions. There are sections that provide history and context for the topic, as well as exercises and examples of how to present and explain the concepts to students.

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Year level(s) Year 9, Year 10
Audience Teacher, School Leader
Purpose Content knowledge
Format Downloadable resources
Keywords quadratic function, graph, parabola, explicit teaching

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections P9
Strand and focus Algebra
Topics Non-linear relationships
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Identify and graph quadratic functions, solve quadratic equations graphically and numerically, and solve monic quadratic equations with integer roots algebraically, using graphing software and digital tools as appropriate


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


Experiment with functions and relations using digital tools, making and testing conjectures and generalising emerging patterns

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