Vertex: The point at which the two rays making up an angle meet. It is also the point on a parabola where it changes directions. Also called the turning point.

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Forming Quadratics
Forming Quadratics

Students use algebra and graphs to explore how the standard, factored, and completed square forms of a quadratic relate to the intercept, roots, maxima, and minima of function.

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