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Prior Grades

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Strand A: Quadratic Functions
Order of Operations. Simplify expressions. Fraction operations. Distributive Law.
Powers and Exponents. Graphing. Plotting points. Identify linear equations. Identify
the slope and y-intercept from a given linear equation. Determine linearity from a
data table using first differences. Determine if data follows a quadratic relationship
by checking second differences. Solve multi-step equations systematically.
3M.A1.1 Read, interpret, and clearly communicate the meaning of quadratic
graphs involving real-world applications.
3M.A1.2.1 Represent situations using quadratic expressions in one variable.
Investigate and problem-solve familiar, and unfamiliar, problems that involve
quadratic functions;
3M.A1.2.2 Expand and simplify quadratic expressions in one variable from factored
form to expanded polynomial form;


3M.A1.2.3 Expand and simplify quadratic expressions in one variable from vertex
form to expanded polynomial form.
3M.A1.3.1 Factor quadratic expressions, with a =1;
3M.A1.3.2 Factor quadratic expressions, where a does not equal 1;
3M.A1.3.3 Factor difference if squares quadratic expressions;


3M.A1.3.4 Factor quadratic expressions that are perfect squares.

3M.A1.4 Solve quadratic equations by selecting and applying a factoring strategy.
3M.A1.5 Factor and graph quadratic equations and explain the connection between
the two ways of communicating quadratic functions.
3M.A1.6.1 Apply the quadratic formula to solve quadratic equations. The use of
technology (a standard scientific calculator) is allowed.
3M.A1.6.2 Follow a demonstration of the development of the quadratic formula.



3M.A1.7.1 Explain how the real roots of a quadratic equation relate to the intercepts
of the corresponding graph.
A1.7.2 Analyze the discriminant of the quadratic formula to determine the number
of real roots for quadratic equations.
3M.A1.8 Generate 10 quadratic equations by randomly selecting integer values for a, b,
and c in ax^2 + bx + c = 0. Solve the equations using the quadratic formula. How many of
the equations can you solve by factoring and how many by graphing?
3M.A2.1.1 Explain the meaning of a function.
3M.A2.1.2 Distinguish a function from a relation that is not a function, when
communicated in any of five ways (graph vertical line test; equation y= or
function notation f(x) =; mapping diagram; table of values; ordered pairs aka
coordinates). Justify your reasoning.


Strand A: Quadratic Functions
3M.A2.2.1 Substitute into, and evaluate, linear functions using function notation.
3M.A2.2.2 Substitute into, and evaluate, quadratic functions using function





3M.A2.3.1 Explain the meaning of the terms domain and range.

3M.A2.3.2 Describe the domain and range of a function using: words; set inequality
notation; and interval notation.
3M.A2.4 Explain any restrictions on the domain and range of a quadratic function
arising from real-world applications. Explain domain and range using words, set
inequality notation, and interval notation for given situations.
3M.A2.5.1 Explain the roles of a, h, k, and k in quadratic functions of the form f(x)
= a(x-h)^2 + k in terms of the transformations (translations, reflections in the x-axis,
vertical stretches and compressions to and from the x-axis).
3M.A2.6.1 Apply one or more transformations to the graph of f (x) = x^2 to sketch
graphs of g (x)= a (x-h)^2 + k for various values of a, h, and k.