Learners will look for, generate, and make sense of patterns, relationships, and algebraic symbols to represent mathematical models while adopting approaches and solutions in novel situations.

MAT-09.AR.10 Solve quadratic equations in one variable by inspection (e.g., for x² = 49) taking square roots, the quadratic formula, and factoring, as appropriate to the initial form of the equation.

MAT-09.AR.10Solve quadratic equations in one variable by inspection (e.g., for x2 = 49) taking square roots, the quadratic formula, and factoring, as appropriate to the initial form of the equation.

MAT-12.NO.09 Apply the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra to determine the number of zeros for polynomial functions. Find all solutions to a polynomial equation.

MAT-12.AR.07 Create equations and inequalities and use them to solve problems. Include equations arising from linear and quadratic functions and simple rational and exponential functions.

MAT-12.AR.10 Derive the quadratic formula from the form 0 = ax2 + bx + c.

MAT-12.AR.11 Solve quadratic equations with real coefficients that have solutions of the form a + bi and a - bi.

MAT-12.AR.14 Identify zeros of polynomials when suitable factorizations are available. Use the zeros to construct a rough graph of the function defined by the polynomial.

MAT-12.AR.17 Solve a simple system consisting of a linear equation and a quadratic equation in two variables algebraically and graphically.