How to find the vertex of a parabola.
How we define optimization problems, and what it means to solve them.
How to find the vertex, intercepts, domain and range of a quadratic graph.
How to talk about a parabola.
How to use the optimization methods of calculus to optimize cost or revenue.
How to define the focus and directrix of a parabola.
How to graph a horizontal parabola in vertex form.
How to find the vertex and axis of symmetry of a parabola.
How to approach word problems that involve quadratic equations.
How a domain restriction affects the graph of a function.
How to use the quadratic formula to solve quadratic equations.
How to graph parabolas with horizontal and vertical shifts without making a table of values.
How to use the shape of a parabola to find a maximum or minimum.
How to graph parabolas that are wide or skinny or upside down without making a table of values.
How the vocabulary word vertex applies to different objects in Geometry.