Solving Quadratic Equations

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  • Created by: Fiona S
  • Created on: 21-02-15 03:01

A quadratic equation is an equatoin where the highest power is squared. To solve a quadratic equation we must make it equal zero.

E.g.

1) x^2 - 3x + 2 = 0

Factorise

(x - 2)(x - 1) = 0

We have two brackets that multiply together to make 0 so one of them but be 0

x - 2 = 0     x - 1 = 0

x = 2        

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