## Unit 2: Quadratics and Polynomials

### Overview

*This unit focuses on quadratic functions—particularly how to use quadratic functions to model and solve problems involving real world data. Students learn to use graphs, algebra, factoring, and the Quadratic Formula to find the solutions to problems.*

**Developed By:** Gretchen Gibson

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## Pre-Unit Assessment

## Lesson 1

Locating Solutions to a Quadratic Equation Using Algebra and the Zeros of a Graph

## Lesson 2

Completing the Square to Solve and Graph Quadratic Equations

## Lesson 3

Completing the Square to Solve and Graph Quadratic Equations (Day 2)

## Lesson 4

Factoring (GCF, Difference of Squares, and Quadratic Trinomials with a Leading Coefficient of One)

## Lesson 5

Quadratic Trinomials with a Leading Coefficient Greater than One

## Lesson 6

Solving Quadratic Equations Using the Quadratic Formula

## Lesson 7

Estimating Solutions to Quadratic and Polynomial Functions Using a Table and Graph

## Lesson 8

Using Quadratic Equations to Model Real World Scenarios