Algebra Solving the quadratic equations by two main methods

Oct 1st, 2015
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Question description

In this discussion, you will solve quadratic equations by two main methods: factoring and using the quadratic formula. Follow the instructions in order, to complete problems 1 and 2

Solve by using the quadratic formula

1. x^2+10x-3=0

Solve by factoring

2. 3x^2− 6x= 24

  • For the Quadratic Formula problem, be sure that you use readable notation while you are working the computational steps.

  • For the factoring problem, be sure you show all steps to the factoring and solving. Show a check of your solutions back into the original equation.

  • Present your final solutions as decimal approximations carried out to the third decimal place. Due to the nature of these solutions, no check is required.

  • Incorporate the following four math vocabulary words into your discussion. Use bold font to emphasize the words in your writing (Do not write definitions for the words; use them appropriately in sentences describing your math work.):

    • Quadratic formula

    • Factoring

    • Completing the square

    • Discriminant

Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references.

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