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Unformatted text preview: The Quadratic Formula Allyson Burkamper What is the quadratic formula? Example: x2 - 3x - 4 = 0 First start off with your quadratic equation, Next, you find the values for a, b, and c which all come from the coefficients A = 1 B = -3 C = -4 Now plug your values into the equation for the quadratic formula Simplify inside the radical so Further simplified you’ll get Square root of 25 = 5 So, 3 + 5 = 8/2 =4 & 3 – 5 =-2/2 = -1 Your answers are 4 &-1 ...
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