Search 80,891 tutors

Deriving the quadratic formula

.pdf Document (77k)

Sign up or sign in to download this file.

Copy URL

Copy URL

The following URL can be copied and pasted into emails or blog posts.

I give a derivation of the quadratic formula.  Note that this was written for higher level students so I welcome suggestions on making it more accessible(though I think it is good if a student reading this has to think about it a bit while reading).