# MAFS.912.A-SSE.2.3

## Scientific Calculator

Algebra & Modeling - 36%

## MAFS.912.

Functions & Modeling - 36%

## MAFS.912.

Statistics, Probability, & the Numbering System - 28%

## What You Need To Know...

MAFS.912.A-SSE.2.3 – Choose and produce an equivalent form of an expression and understand the properties the quantity represents.

1. The benchmark will be assessed using Drag and Drop Response, Equation Response, Multiple Choice Response, Multi-select Response, or Open Response.
2. Items may require students to factor a quadratic expression to find zeroes; complete the square in a quadratic expression to find the max. or min. value of the function; or to use the properties of exponents to transform expressions for exponential functions.
3. Items may require students to interpret the parts of an expression.
4. Items may include factoring, difference of two squares, sum and difference of cubes, or polynomials with the highest degree of 3.

## Example One

Your friend, Sara, missed school yesterday.  Your teacher went over how to solve a function by factoring.  Explain to Sara how to solve the two functions below by factoring. ## Example Two

What is the 4th term when the function below is arranged in descending order? ## Example Three

Your teacher just called on you to explain how to find the vertex in the equation below.  How will you respond? ## Example Four ## Example Five  Properties of Exponents 