# Lesson 8 Be There or Be Square Practice Understanding

In future lessons, you will work with quadratic equations. A quadratic equation can be expressed in the form

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Quadratic or not?

Justification:

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Quadratic or not?

Justification:

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Quadratic or not?

Justification:

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Quadratic or not?

Justification:

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Quadratic or not?

Justification:

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Quadratic or not?

Justification:

Change the form of each equation to vertex form:

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Vertex form:

Vertex:

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Vertex form:

Vertex:

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Vertex form:

Vertex:

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Vertex form:

Vertex:

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One of the parabolas in problems 7–10 should look wider than the others. Identify the parabola. Explain why this parabola looks different.

Fill in the blank by completing the square. Leave the number that completes the square as a fraction. Then write the trinomial in vertex form.

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Vertex Form:

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Vertex Form:

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Vertex Form:

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Vertex Form:

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Vertex Form:

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Vertex Form:

Identify whether the table represents a linear or quadratic function. If the function is linear, write both the explicit and recursive equations.

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Type of function:

Equation(s):

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Type of function:

Equation(s):

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Type of function:

Equation(s):

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Type of function:

Equation(s):