Learning Goal: Develop conceptual understanding an procedural fluency with solving quadratics by completing the square.
- Card Matching activity taken from New Visions
- Estimation 180 – Day 182 (Andrew Stadel)
- Warm Up
- Card Matching Handout
- Spiraling (Linear Functions Refresh)
- Common Core
HSA.REI.B.4.B – Solve quadratic equations by inspection (e.g., for x² = 49), taking square roots, completing the square, the quadratic formula and factoring, as appropriate to the initial form of the equation. Recognize when the quadratic formula gives complex solutions and write them as a ± bi for real numbers a and b.
- TEKS (2015-16)
- A.8(A) – solve quadratic equations having real solutions by factoring, taking square roots, completing the square, and applying the quadratic formula