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Quadratic Equations in the Real World
Common Core: A.REI.4b

Quadratic Equations in the Real World

Author: Graham Pardun

This lesson will present how to set up and solve a quadratic equation from a real world problem.

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A Very Practical Application Of Quadratic Equations

In this lesson, we'll use our knowledge of quadratic equations to figure out how far away from a burning tower I'd have to drop a water balloon while flying toward the tower at 30m/s, 200m above the ground!