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Solving a Quadratic

Yesterday we learned that taking each factor and setting it equal to zero and solving allows us to find the x-intercepts of the graphs.
For example,
f(x) = x^2+6x+8 factors to f(x) = (x+4)(x+2).  
If we understand that f(x) and y are synonymous and that y = 0 along the x-axis, I have 0 = (x+4)(x+2).
Knowing that multiplying and getting an answer of a 0 means that I have multiplied by a 0, then I can set each factor = 0 and solve for x.....x+4 = 0, therefore x = -4.  Likewise, x+2 = 0, therefore x = -2.  These two give us the points (-2,0) and (-4,0) giving me the x-intercepts for the graphs.  This is called "Solving a Quadratic".

Calculators Needed in class this week

Bring your graphing calculator to class this week as we will be using them to graph quadratics and identify characteristics in the graphs. 

Domain/Range after school help

If you are still having issues with Domain and Range, I am staying after school on Wednesday for about an hour and will be available to help you.  Make sure your parent is aware of your location.  You will need to leave out the G doors when you leave. 

Practice and study tonight....

I will postpone the quiz until Monday due to some unforeseen circumstances.  Finish tonight's work.  We will make sure you know the material and then take the quiz on Monday.  

Busy first day....

We had a busy first day.  Remember you had a little work to do at home.  Just the front of the worksheet is due tomorrow.   

Welcome to Honors Integrated 2 with Mrs. Brown!

I look forward to getting to know you and spending time with you this year.
For my class, you will need to have paper, graphing paper, pencils, erasers, some kind of organizational binder (your choice), a composition book, and access to a TI-84 calculator (for occasional use of graphing features mostly).  You may want to have highlighters, colored pencils, glue, scissors, and post-its as we will be creating in an interactive study book in class.
Please make sure you have completed your summer work by August 9th, our first full day to return to school.  It will be graded on accuracy and will be your first grade in the grade book.