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Algebra 2

Conic Sections - Parabolas

In Algebra 1, you learned about parabolas within the context of quadratic equations. In Algebra 2, we look at parabolas in a whole new way: as a conic section. In Conic Sections – Parabolas, we will explore the different aspects of The Parabola, such as the Focus and Directrix of a Parabola, which helps us develop the algebraic equation for parabolas. We will also look at strategies for Graphing Parabolas, including analyzing the Vertex Format of its equation, Finding the Axis of Symmetry of a Parabola, and finding the Y Intercept in Parabolas.

Sophia's Common Core-Aligned Pathways and Tutorials

We want to make it simple for you to begin integrating Common Core-Aligned Lessons into your classroom Our Math Pathways feature in-depth, relevant content that aligns to these new standards. As an added benefit, these Pathways use Sophia’s Many Ways To Learn, an innovative approach that features multiple instructors and teaching techniques to connect with all kinds of learning styles.

Pathways that Teach Conic Sections - Parabolas

Pathways are a sequence of tutorials that help you learn a whole subject area, one concept at a time. Choose from multiple teachers and teaching styles.
CCSS Math Standard 9-12.G.GPE.2
Concepts: 1
Quiz Points: 15
Conic Sections - Parabolas Pathway
Concepts: 11
Quiz Points: 165