Final Review
PAGE 1
Solving different types of equations:
‐
Linear Equation
‐
Quadratic Equations:
o
Methods Used to Solve these Equations:
Completing the Square Method
Quadratic Formula
Set = 0 and then factor
Square root Method
‐
Rational Equations:
o
1
st
clear your fraction by multiplying by the lcd of all the fractions
o
Simplify by combining like terms.
o
Solve for the variable
o
Check the solution and make sure it does not denominator = 0 in the original
equation
‐
Radical equations:
o
Isolate your radical to one side of the equation
o
Raise both sides of the equation by the index of the radical to clear the radical on
the one side.
o
Solve for the variable.
o
Check your solution (especially when you raise both sides of the equation to an
even power since some of the answers you got might not work.
‐
Absolute Value equations:
o
Isolate the absolute value
o
Drop the absolute signs by:
ݔൌ݇
, where k = constant
ݔൌ݇
ݎ
ݔൌ െ݇
‐
Log equations
o
This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.
View Full Document
This is the end of the preview.
Sign up
to
access the rest of the document.
 Spring '08
 Staff
 Math, Equations, equation Radical equations, Equation Quadratic Equations

Click to edit the document details