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Quadratic equations

First of all what is a quadratic equation?

A quadratic equation is any equation that you can write it in the form of ax^2+bx+c=0. For example, x^2+x+5=0 . Next, how to solve this equation.

There are some methods to solve this type of quadratic equations. One of the main methods is to use quadratic formula.

QUADRATIC EQUATIONS
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The quadratic formula: \dfrac{-b\pm \sqrt{b^2-4ac}}{2a} gives us the solutions. There are some important points:

  • If b^2-4ac is negative, there is no solution.
  • If b^2-4ac =0, we have only one solution.
  • If b^2-4ac is positive, we have two solutions.
  • The sum of solutions is: \dfrac{-b}{a}
  • The product of solutions is : \dfrac{c}{a}.

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