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ALGEBRA 1Lesson 98 of 116

THE QUADRATIC FORMULA

Beginning Quadratic Formula

Students learn to solve quadratic equations in the form ax^2 + bx + c = 0 using the quadratic formula, which states that x = -b plus or minus the square root of b^2 - 4ac over 2a. For example, to solve the equation x^2 - 3x - 8 = 0, since a = 1, b = -3, and c = -8, the quadratic formula more...

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