# a question for class discusion

**Question description**

Write an equation for a parabola and draw a graph for the equation you wrote. Draw the graph on a sheet of paper and use the graph as a reference for the following questions:

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1. How many roots does your quadratic have?

2. According to the fundamental theorem of algebra, how many roots should your quadratic have?

3. According to the fundamental theorem of algebra, what kinds of roots does your graph have?

4. Which method would you use to solve for your quadratic’s roots, the quadratic formula or by factoring? Explain why you chose that method.

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