MPM2D1  Grade 10 Academic Math
Unit 4 – Quadratic Functions
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Vertex
Form of Quadratic 
May
2 
Quiz

Completing
the Square 
May
8 
Quiz

Quadratic
so far 
May
17 
Inclass
Assignment 
Quadratics
Assignment 
May
22 
Unit
Test #4 
All
of unit 4 
May
25 
Unit 4:
Quadratic Functions
Date 
Topic/Learning
goals 
Daily
Work/Assignments 
Tue Apr
24 
Relations
and Finite Differences We will learn how to identify if a relation is quadratic based on
finite differences. 
Handout p. 102 – 104 
Wed Apr
25 
Intro
to Quadratic relations Part 1 We will use a computer based activity to become familiar with the
characteristics of quadratic relations. 

Thu Apr
26 
Intro
to Quadratic relations Part 2 We will learn how to graph parabolas based on “Step
Pattern”. 
Handout p. 105 – 108 
Fri Apr
27 
Exploring
Quadratic Relations How do the values of a, h and k affect the parabola –
Translation. Find equation of parabola based on vertex/zeros and a point. 
Handout p. 109 – 111 
Mon Apr
30 
Vertex
Form and Graphing We will be graphing a quadratic function using the step pattern,
and determine how a
effects the graph. 
Handout p. 112 
Tue May
1 
Vertex
form for the equation of a quadratic function To consolidate and learn how to use the vertex form to write the
equation and graph a quadratic function. Perfect
Square Trinomials  Review 

Wed May
2 
Quiz  Vertex Form of Quadratic Completing
the square – Part 1 To learn to convert the equation of a simple trinomial from
standard form to vertex form. Completing the Square I  Tutorial 
Handout p. 113 
Thu May
3 
Completing
the square – Part 2 + Practice To learn to convert the equation of a complex trinomial from
standard form to vertex form. Completing the Square II  Tutorial Completing
the Square  PowerPoint 

Fri May
4 
PD
Day – No Classes 

Mon May
7 
Solving
by completing the square To learn how to solve quadratic equations using completing the
square. 
Handout p. 115 
Tue May
8 
Quiz – Completing the Square Factored
Form We will use our knowledge of factoring to represent quadratic
formulas in factored form 
Handout p. 116118 
Wed May
9 
Graphing
using Factored Form We will use our knowledge of factoring to represent quadratic
formulas in factored form and then graph using 5 points method 
Handout p. 119123 
ThuFri May
1011 
Converting
quadratic forms To learn to convert the equation of a quadratic function from one
form to any other form (i.e. standard, vertex, factored) Click here for
summary 
Handout 
Mon May
14 
Optimization
Problems – Day 1 We will develop a strategy for solving max/min problems involving
quadratics. Class Notes Min Max word problems  Tutorial 
Handout p. 128 129 (Odd #s) 
Tue May
15 
Optimization
Problems – Day 2 To practice our skills with solving max/min problems involving
quadratics. 
Handout p. 129 (Even #s) 
Wed May
16 
Quadratic
Formula We will develop the quadratic formula and use it to solve
quadratic equations. Developing the Quadratic Formula Class Notes Quadratic
Formula  PowerPoint Developing Quadratic Formula  Tutorial 

Thu May
17 
Quiz – Quadratics So far Quadratic
Formula – Discriminant To determine how many roots a quadratic equation has using the
discriminant. We will practice
our skills with solving quadratic equations. 

Fri May
18 
Quadratic
Assignment Practice methods of solving quadratics 

Mon May
21 
Victoria
Day 

Tue May
22 
Quadratic
Assignment – Work Period Practice methods of solving quadratics 

Wed May
23 
Solving
Quadratic Problems To use our skills with solving equations to solve quadratic word
problems. Nonnegativity of Perfect Squares 
Handout p. 126 
Thu May
24 
Review We will discuss test topics and practice our skills with
quadratics. Min Max problem of price increase type  Tutorial Min Max problem of RevenueCostProfit type  Tutorial Height Problem solved with quadratic formula not with
factoring  Tutorial 
More practice here 
Fri May
25 
UNIT
TEST #4 
UNIT TEST #4 