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Quadratic Formula Resources

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As a student, I found that I remembered information a lot easier when the information was in a song.  I learned the 'quadratic formula song' in one of my math classes and have not forgotten the formula since.  Several of my students have also found this song helpful (and catchy!), so I though I'd share:   The 'Quadratic Formula Song' (sung to the lyrics of 'Pop Goes the... read more

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Quadratic Equations After learning about multiplying binomials using the FOIL method and discussing polynomials, we can move on to working with quadratic equations. Constructing a Quadratic Equation We discovered that a polynomial is a product of two or more binomials. Let's consider the simple equality If two quantities multiply to get zero, does a = 0 or b = 0? or both... read more