Chapter 4

Quadratic Functions and Equations

Where's the math?

A parabola is the graph of a quadratic function.

Parabolas can be seen all over the place. You can find them in the designs of buildings like the one shown here.


Interpreting Functions

Creating Equations

The Complex Number System

Big Ideas


Essential Question: What are the advantages of a quadratic function in vertex form? In standard form?


Essential Question: How is any quadratic function related to the parent quadratic function y = x²?

Solving Equations and Inequalities

Essential Question: How are the real solutions of a quadratic equation related to the graph of the related quadratic function?

Remind Stream

Wall of Wisdom