Graphing Quadratic Equations \u2013 The STEP Method - MBF3C Date Graphing Quadratic Equations The STEP Method Consider the graph of the basic quadratic

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MBF3C Date: _________________________ Adapted from OAME Support Resources for MBF3C – Quadratics I Graphing Quadratic Equations – The STEP Method Consider the graph of the basic quadratic relation y x = 2 x y x = 2 -3 9 -2 4 -1 1 0 0 1 1 2 4 3 9 Over 1 1 up Over 1 3 up What is the vertex? (0, 0) Direction of Opening? Up What is the STEP Pattern? (how do you move from point to point, starting from the vertex? it doesn’t matter if you go left or right!) Over 1 5 up Next consider the quadratic relation ( ) = + y x 2 2 3 2 x ( ) = + y x 2 2 3 2 -1 34 0 20 1 10 2 4 3 2 4 4 5 10 Over 1 1 x 2 = 2 up Over 1 3 x 2 = 6 up What is the vertex? (3, 2) Direction of Opening? UP What is the STEP Pattern? Over 1 5 x 2 = 10 up MBF3C Date: _________________________ Adapted from OAME Support Resources for MBF3C – Quadratics I How to Graph Using the Step Method 1.Identify and plot the __________________ (h, k) vertex 2. Determine the step ___________________ (1 #### You've reached the end of your free preview.

• Fall '14
• nunu
• Equations, Quadratic equation, Elementary algebra, ​Step Pattern, OAME Support Resources
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