Finding and Using the Discriminant
Aligned To Common Core Standard:
High School- HSA-REI.B.4b
Printable Worksheets And Lessons
- Finding the Discriminant
Step-by-step Lesson- This is an often overlooked, yet helpful
concept for all math students.
- Guided Lesson -
You want to know how overlooked this concept; MS Word marks the
word "Discriminant" as a misspelling in all contexts.
- Guided Lesson Explanation
- Breaking down parts of the Quadratic formula does make it seem
- Practice Worksheet -
It would be nice if they had more standards that broke down a formula
- Matching Worksheet
- Match the quadratic to the value of it's simplified discriminant.
View Answer Keys- All the answer keys in one file.
This skill use to just apply to trigonometry, but we see it pop up with algebra more often now.
Kids often ask what the discriminant actually is. I usually just say it's your answer to a quadratic equation.