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# Graphic Organizer: Concept Map

Directions: Complete this concept map regarding the methods we used to solve quadratic eqautions. You will use the following webbased resources and/or your class notes to fill in the bubbles with appropriate answers:
http://www.corestandards.org/Math/Content/HSA/REI/
Concept maps are a fantastic way to review what weve learned thus far and will act as valuable supplementary material when you are
studying for exams. The first five levels of the concept map consists of the five strategies that we learned to use when solving
quadratic equations. You will then explore the above websites and write three facts that you found interesting or useful for each
method. No images or video clips are required as part of evidence, but you may certainly include them if you wish. You can work with
one other student on this assignment; however, each of you must turn in your own separate concept map. The due date for this
assignment is two days. Have fun! (A sample and rubric are provided in the next few pages.)

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## The equation must

first be in factored
form to proceed with
the steps.

Can check
our work
by plugging
the
back in.

A perfect
square is
needed to
solve the
equation.

## Do not forget the

negative case.

Parabolas gives 2
solutions.
When taking the
square root, there

Inspection

Factoring

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSA.REI.B.4.B

## The Zero Factor Property states

that 0 x anything is always 0.

## The original equation

must be set equal to 0.

## This is the go-to

approach to apply
equations because it
always works.

Formula

## The formula can be

derived by using the
method of completing
the square.

Completing
the Square

## If there isnt a perfect

square, we can
create one through
algebraic operations.

Square
Roots

is a sign
that
represents
both the
positive
and
negative.

Key strategy
is to prepare
the equation
to be able to
square root.

Any kind of
can be solved with
this method.

## Can combine with other

strategies to solve various
problems.

Rubric
5

## Student displays understanding

of the overall purpose of the
assignment based on the level
of his or her finished work.

## High level of understanding

and mastery of the assignment.

## Good level of understanding

and quality of work.

## Low level of understanding;

submitted work is lacking.

## It is evident that the student

web-based resource by

precise.

## Evident that the student read

through the material.

## All five strategies are correctly

identified on the concept map.

identified.

strategies.

strategies.

## Each method for solving

three facts obtained directly
from the given websites or
from notes taken in class.

## All answers were derived from

the web-based resources or
class notes.

from the websites and class
notes.

## Very few answers were from

the provided resources.

## The assignment is completed

and turned in on time.

date.