Graph MatchMatch the graphs with their equations or descriptions. A selfmarking, draganddrop mathematical exercise. 
This is Level 4 (Quadratics in the form \(ax^2 + bx + c\) given information about the coefficients). Match the graphs with their descriptions.
\(a<0, b>0, c<0\)
\(a>0, b<0, c<0\)
\(a<0, b<0, c>0\)
\(a>0, b<0, c>0\)
\(a>0, b=0, c=0\)
\(a>0, b>0, c<0\)
\(a<0, b<0, c<0\)
\(a>0, b>0, c>0\)
\(a<0, b>0, c>0\)
The diagrams were created in Autograph.
This is Graph Match level 4. You can also try:
Gradient
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Gradient  A prerequisite for doing the graph exercises is being able to calculate the gradient of a line.
Level 1  Linear graphs and equations
Level 2  Linear and quadratic graphs and equations
Level 3  Mixed polynomials
Level 4  Quadratics in the form \(ax^2 + bx + c\) given information about the coefficients
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For straight line graphs arrange the equation in the form \(y = mx + c\) where \(m\) represents the gradient of the line and \(c\) the yintercept.
Maybe this video will remind you of some of the techniques for recognising graphs.
This video is from the ukmathsteacher YouTube channel.
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