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Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring

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Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring


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After completing this tutorial, you will be able to complete the following:

  • Solve a quadratic equation by factoring.

Everything You'll Have Covered

Quadratic equations arise in a rich diversity of mathematical and scientific phenomenon. Their ubiquity results from the quadratic equation's naturally occurring role in area models and in situations involving constant acceleration (or some analog thereof).

Quadratic equations involve polynomials, which are algebraic expressions comprising sums, products, whole number exponents, numbers, and variables. By way of algebraic manipulation, each polynomial can be written in the form

Tutorial Details

Approximate Time 30 Minutes
Pre-requisite Concepts Students should understand how to solve a linear equation, calculate the root of a linear equation, and recognize the special product of polynomials.
Course Algebra-1
Type of Tutorial Skills Application
Key Vocabulary quadratic equations, solution of a quadratic equation, solving quadratic equations