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# Solving Quadratics

TermDefinition
What is a quadratic function? A polynomial with a degree of 2
What does solving a quadratic equation mean? To find the zeros or roots of a quadratic equation, or the x-intercepts on a graph of a quadratic function.
What are the different methods for solving a quadratic equation? Factoring, Completing the Square, Quadratic Formula, Graphing
Which methods need the quadratic to be written in standard form? Factoring and the Quadratic Formula
Which method involves getting the constant to the other side, dividing by a, adding b/2 squared to both sides, and then solving by using square roots? Completing the square.
How many real solutions can a quadratic equation have? 0, 1, or 2
Which method(s) of solving can only find rational solutions? Factoring
Which method(s) of solving can find irrational solutions? Quadratic Formula, Completing the square
Created by: mglinke