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Algebra 1 - Solving Quadratic Equations

Updated: Feb 15

This post explains and give practice opportunities related to TEKS A.8A:

solve quadratic equations having real solutions by factoring, taking square roots, completing the square, and applying the quadratic formula


Students learn to how to solve quadratic functions using a variety of techniques, such as factoring and square roots.

Students also learn how to complete the square to solve quadratic equations.

Finally, students learn to use the quadratic formula to solve quadratic equations.

Here are some activities you can use to teach this standard.


STAAR Practice

Between 2016 and 2023 (including redesign practice), this readiness standard has been tested 15 times on the STAAR test. Videos explaining the problems can be found below. If you'd rather take a quiz over these questions, click here. The videos below are linked to the questions in the quiz as answer explanations after the quiz is submitted.


To view all the posts in this Algebra 1 TEKS review series, click here.

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