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MATH 1111 - College Algebra: 1.6 Quadratic Equations

1.6 Quadratic Equations

At the end of this section students will be able to:

  • Identify quadratic equations
  • Solve quadratic equations by factoring
  • Solve quadratic equations using the quadratic formula
  • Solve quadratic equations by completing the square
  • Solve quadratic equations by the square root method

Required Reading

0.7 Quadratic Equations

Stitz-Zeager Prerequisites - pages 83-93

Practice Exercises

Stitz-Zeager Prerequisites - pages 94-95

Answers to practice exercises can be found on page 95.

Supplemental Resources

Quadratic Equations(tutorial): West Texas A&M University Virtual Math Lab (College Algebra Tutorial 17)

 

Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square: