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Solving Quadratic Equations

Solving Quadratic Equations

Author: mary daunis
Description:
  1. Describe how to solve quadratic equations by finding the square root of each side.

  2. Review the idea that solving a square root can give two answers, one positive and one negative.

  3. Show imaginary solutions.

This packet should help a learner seeking to solve quadratic equations (ax2 + bx + c) using square roots when b or c equals zero.

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Quadratic Equations with C term = 0

Quadratic Equations with Bx term = 0

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Quadratic Equations with Bx term = 0 and Imaginary Solutions

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