This lesson serves two goals. The first is to relate the work in the past couple of lessons on quadratic expressions back to the quadratic functions that represent situations. Now students have additional insights that enable them to show (algebraically) that two different expressions can define the same function.
The second goal is to prompt students to notice connections between different forms of quadratic expressions and features of the graphs that represent the expressions. Students are asked to identify the \(x\) and \(y\)intercepts of graphs representing expressions in standard and factored form. They observe that some numbers in the expressions are related to the intercepts and hypothesize about the patterns they observe (MP7). This work sets the foundation for upcoming lessons, in which students look more closely at how the parameters of quadratic expressions are related to their graphs.
Lesson overview
 10.1 Warmup: A Linear Equation and Its Graph (5 minutes)
 10.2 Activity: Revisiting Projectile Motion (15 minutes)

10.3 Activity: Relating Expressions and Their Graphs (15 minutes)
 Includes "Are you Ready for More?" extension problem
 Lesson Synthesis
 10.4 Cooldown: Making Connections (5 minutes)
Learning goals:
 Coordinate (orally and in writing) a quadratic expression given in factored form and the intercepts of its graph.
 Interpret (orally and in writing) the meaning of \(x\)intercepts and \(y\)intercepts on a graph of a quadratic function that represents a context.
Learning goals (student facing):
 Let’s find out what quadratic expressions in standard and factored forms can reveal about the properties of their graphs.
Learning targets (student facing):
 I can explain the meaning of the intercepts on a graph of a quadratic function in terms of the situation it represents.
 I know how the numbers in the factored form of a quadratic expression relate to the intercepts of its graph.
Standards:
 This lesson builds on the standards: CCSS.HSFIF.B.4MS.FIF.4MO.A1.IF.B.3
 This lesson builds towards the standard: CCSS.HSASSE.B.3MS.ASSE.3MO.A1.SSE.A.3aMO.A1.SSE.A.3b
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