Algebra 1 - Identifying Quadratic Functions

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A quadratic function is any function that can be written in the form y = ax2 + bx + c, where a, b, and c are real numbers and a ≠ 0. It is a really important function to understand, as you'll see it over and over in math and beyond. In fact, it's so important that today's free Algebra 1 video has a total of 5 lectures on it! Professor Burger covers everything from what makes the quadratic function a quadratic to what the graphs of quadratics look like. Big hint: they're parabolas! I absolutely love graphing equations and today's video has several lectures covering just that. By the time you finish with all the lectures, you'll be able to just look at an equation and tell a lot about what the graph will look like.

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Now that we've learned a bit about Quadratic Functions, it's time to dig a little deeper. Today's free Algebra 1 video is on Characteristics of Quadratic Functions. For example, did you know that when graphing quadratics, the graph, known as a parabola... Read More

Continuing our studies in Quadratic Functions, today we're going to delve deeper into graphs and how to determine what the parabola will look like based upon the function. In today's free Algebra 1 video on Transforming Quadratic Functions, Professor B... Read More

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