Through the use of varied media and tools, students will gain a working knowledge of Completing the Square. Students will also be able to judge under what circumstances "Completing the Square" is the appropriate method to use when solving a quadratic equation. Finally, students will demonstrate mastery of the content, by successfully applying the method in solving a real world example.
Solving quadratic equations by completing the square.
Scroll through the Slideshow to check your understanding of the concept and "fill-in" any information you overlooked either in the video or PDF notes.
Practice your Completing the Square skills on IXL! Click the links below to work sample problems!
IXL - BB.6
IXL - BB.7
Source: IXL Math
Read over the attached PDF document. Jot down any information that you found important or that "stood out" to you. We will further discuss this problem in class.
Think about this question ~
Is there a general formula that can be used to find the b term that is used to complete the square?
...sounds like an exit-slip to me!
Source: Vikram Sivaraja