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[Return to Problems] Over the course of the last two sections we’ve done quite a bit of solving. It is important that you
understand most, if not all, of what we did in these sections as you will be asked to do this kind of
work in some later sections. © 2007 Paul Dawkins 103 http://tutorial.math.lamar.edu/terms.aspx College Algebra Solving Quadratic Equations : A Summary
In the previous two sections we’ve talked quite a bit about solving quadratic equations. A logical
question to ask at this point is which method should we use to solve a given quadratic equation?
Unfortunately, the answer is, it depends.
If your instructor has specified the method to use then that, of course, is the method you should
use. However, if your instructor had NOT specified the method to use then we will have to make
the decision ourselves. Here is a general set of guidelines that may be helpful in determining
which method to use.
1. Is it clearly a square root property problem? In other words, does the equation consist
ONLY of something squared an...
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This note was uploaded on 06/06/2012 for the course ICT 4 taught by Professor Mrvinh during the Spring '12 term at Hanoi University of Technology.
- Spring '12