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Title Equation Grapher: Sketching Linear and Parabolic Graphs (Inquiry Based)
Description This is a set of two inquiry based activities to help students with sketching graphs. Learning Goals for the first lesson: Students will be able to: Sketch how the graph of a line changes as b and c vary (y=bx + c) Predict how a line graph will look given an equation in other forms. Learning Goals for the second lesson: Students will be able to: Sketch how a parabola changes as a, b, and c vary (y=ax2 + bx + c). Predict how a parabolic graph will look given equations in other forms.
Subject Mathematics
Level High School
Type Lab
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords Graphing, coeffcient, equation, line, math, parabola, phet activity
Simulation(s) Grafik Persamaan


Author(s) Trish Loeblein
Contact Email patricia.loeblein@colorado.edu
School / Organization PhET CU Boulder
Date submitted 07/01/18
Date updated 13/07/07