quadratic formula
Solving Quadratic Equations
with the Quadratic Formula

A quadratic equation has the form ax2bx + c = 0.

The quadratic formula is a formula that gives us all solutions to a quadratic equation right away. The formula is as follows:

x=\frac{-b\pm \sqrt{b^2-4ac}}{2a}

Example: Solve the quadratic equation x2 – 2x – 150 by using the quadratic formula.

We have previously solved this problem by completing the square. You can see that solution here: Solution by Completing the Square

Try to solve this problem by using the quadratic formula. I will give the full solution tomorrow.


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