Solving Quadratic Identities

Solving Quadratic Identities
Solving Quadratic Identities
Solving Quadratic Identities
Solving Quadratic Identities

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Solving Quadratic Identities

Students learn how to solve quadratic identities by completing the square and equating terms. As learning progresses students are challenged to solve identities where the coefficient of b is odd and in the form a(x+b)2 + c.
Differentiated Learning Objectives
  • All students should be able to solve a quadratic identity in the form (x + b)2 + c by completing a square.
  • Most students should be able to solve a quadratic identity in the form (x + b)2 + c by completing a square and equating terms.
  • Some students should be able to solve a quadratic identity in the form a(x + b)2 + c.
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