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Last updated 15 January 2012, created 22 September 2011, viewed 1,792
An Excel worksheet to practice and demonstrate completing the square. 1 - a randomly generated list of questions to either complete the square or to expand (uses have a choice to hide either verison). 2 - explores the relationship between completed square format and the graph of a quadratic. Please More… note : You will need to allow macros to run when using these sheets. This can be checked by opening Excel and clicking Tools Macros Security and choosing Medium or Low security. Also requires you have Analysis ToolPak installed - found by clicking Tools Add-ins.
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A useful question generator on completing the square. The best aspect of this resource is that one spreadsheet shows the relationship between the equations and the graph it creates. An effective task to be used with an able KS4 group.
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