Solving Quadratic Equations
A quadratic equation is an equation that can be written in the form...
...such that the a-value is not equal to zero.
The term 'quad' from 'quadratic' relates to a square due to the x-squared term.
The sections below will explain how to solve quadratic equations using a variety of methods.
This method describes how to solve quadratic equations by factoring the quadratic polynomial into a product of two binomials. This lesson requires a prerequisite knowledge of factoring. If you are uncertain how to factor, first view these videos on factoring.
This video demonstrates how quadratic equations can be solved using the method of factoring.
This method involves relationships regarding squared binomials. To read more about this method, use the lesson link that follows.
esson: Completing the Square
This method describes how to solve quadratic equations by method of graphing. Due to the visual nature of this method, the video below can best demonstrate how it is to be utilized.