Revising Completing the Square

Revising Completing the Square
Revising Completing the Square

              Revising Completing the Square

              Revision lesson for solving quadratic equations and identities  by completing the square.Learning progresses from solving quadratics in the form x2 + bx + c = 0 to ax2 + bx + c = 0.Finally, students revise using completing the square to identify the key features of a quadratic graph.
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