Quadratic Equations

How To : Work out quadratic equations in algebra

Need to know how to solve quadratic equations? Grab a pen and paper and work along with the video! Remember, you can pause and rewind whenever you want. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belo ...more

How To : Factor quadratic equations in algebra

From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follow in their footsteps (or just finish your homework or study for that next ...more

How To : Compare methods of solving quadratic equations

In this video the instructor shows the different methods of solving quadratic equations. There are many methods to solve quadratic equations each with its pros and cons, each method suitable for a particular situation. The first method to solve quadratic equation is factoring. ...more

How To : Solve quadratic equations by factoring in math

In this video the instructor shows how to solve quadratic equations by factoring. You can solve a quadratic equation by factoring them. To do this first write the equation in the standard from which is a*x*x + b*x + c = 0. Now factor the equation into two smaller equations of ...more

How To : Complete quadratic equations by factoring

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How To : Solve quadratic equations by square roots

This video walks you through the steps of solving quadratic equations by square roots. This excellent video shows you a clean blackboard, with the instructors voice showing exactly what to do. Don't fret, any question you may have, will be answered. Watching this video will ma ...more

How To : Solve the discriminant of quadratic equations

This video walks you through the steps of understanding what is the discriminant of quadratic equations. This excellent video shows you a clean blackboard, with the instructors voice showing exactly what to do. Don't fret, any question you may have, will be answered. Watching ...more

How To : Use imaginary numbers and quadratic equations

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How To : Graph quadratic equations

In this video, the instructor shows you how to graph quadratic equations. When you have a quadratic equation in terms of x and y, first try to identify the coefficients of the terms. Now use front end of the quadratic formula to find the line of symmetry which is the first hal ...more

How To : Quickly solve quadratic equations by factoring

See how to solve quadratic equations in algebra through factoring with this free video math lesson. Factoring quadratic expressions is easy once you know the system. Learn it with this how-to. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best an ...more

How To : Solve quadratic equations by factoring

This is a great educational video on how to solve quadratic equations by factoring. Let us take an example and try to learn the method. Here is a quadratic equation: (r+7) (r-9) = 0. Consider zero-factor property. For real a and b, if a.b = 0, then a = 0 or b = 0 or both are e ...more

How To : Solve quadratic equations by square root method

In this video the instructor shows how to solve quadratic equation by the square root method. The square root property of equations states that if k is positive and a*a = k, then a is equal to square root of k or -1 times the square root of k. So to solve a quadratic equation ...more

How To : Do quadratic equations

In order to work a quadratic equation, you should, first, try to simplify it. Try to move your variable to one side of the equation and the numerical values to the other. For example, in the equation 3n + 5n 2 = 0, you should try to move the 2 to the other side, by adding a po ...more

How To : Factor and solve a quadratic equation in algebra

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How To : Solve quadratic equation word problems in algebra

Need help figuring out how to unpack and solve word problems involving quadratic equations? Learn how with this free video algebra lesson. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodi ...more

How To : Derive a quadratic equation, given the roots

This video shows you how to get the quadratic equation for the quadratic function with roots; (5,0), (12,0) which passes through the point(8,6). It shows a man solving this problem using a black board and chalk to clearly demonstrate the method of plugging in the respective co ...more

How To : Solve a quadratic equation by quadratic formula

This video is describing how to solve quadratic equation by quadratic formula. The quadratic equation is given in the video and we will use quadratic formula. We will put the equation in the formula our equation is 4psquare= -23p - 15. Now add 23 to both sides and then add 15 ...more

How To : Solve a quadratic equation

In this video the instructor shows how to solve a quadratic equation. If you have a quadratic equation with complex fractional terms and you find that a particular term is repeating then equate that term to a new variable and replace the variable in the given equation. Now try ...more

Find the discriminant (DELTA) : quadratic equation

The discriminate of any equation in any degree plays an important role in determining the roots of that equation. In case of a quadratic equation with a positive discriminate, the roots are real while a 0 discriminate indicates a single real root. A negative discriminant indi ...more

Use the quadratic equation : finding the mirror point

In this video the tutor shows how to find the mirror point using a quadratic equation. He says that to graph a parabola you need to find the mirror point symmetrical to the Y-intercept. Now he explains how to find a mirror point using an example with sample values. He begins w ...more

How To : Find the zeros when graphing a quadratic equation

In this tutorial the instructor shows how to graph a parabola and also how to find its roots which are also known as zeroes. He gives the quadratic formula of how to find x-intercepts of a parabola. He takes an example and substitutes the values and finds out the values of the ...more

How To : Find the vertex when graphing a quadratic equation

The instructor goes about giving a crash course on finding the vertex of a parabola. This is a very nice review of the subject but not really a complete lesson. The instructor fails to explain many of the symbols and other expressions used. The simple way taught by the instruc ...more

How To : Factor using the ABC method in beginning algebra

Lawrence Perez, from Saddleback College, and his assistant Charlie, give this beginning-algebra two-part lesson on factoring with the ABC method. Solve those darn quadratic equations! Part 1 of 2 - How to Factor using the ABC method in beginning algebra. Part 2 of 2 - How to ...more

How To : Complete the square

Quadratic equations are easy to solve when they can be factorized. This video teaches another method of solving a quadratic equation when its not easy to find factors for it. The method to do so consists of adjusting the C term (a normal quadratic equation is of the form Ax^2 ...more

How To : Find points of intersection in different equations

In this tutorial the instructor shows how to solve linear and quadratic equations. It is a liner quadratic system where he shows a parabola and a straight line and he intends to solve the points where the line intersects the parabola. Now he uses comparison to compare the valu ...more

How To : Match quadratic functions

This is the demo showing how match quadratic equations in the graphs. Plug in x=0. So everything with x cannot disappear. There is only one negative three in the equations. Let's look at the equations that has the four as y in the set. One of the difference between each equati ...more

How To : Solve quadratic inequalities in calculus

Calculus can be a bit tricky, but don't worry, Watch Math is here to help you out. Watch this math video lesson to learn how to solve quadratic inequalities in calculus. There's no better way to learn mathematics than from an advanced mathematician, like this PhD. This quadra ...more

How To : Use FOIL to distribute two binomials in algebra

Learn how to use the FOIL method to distribute two binomial expressions in algebra. The FOIL method — which stands for first, outer, inner, and last — takes two binomials and multiplies them for a single quadratic equation. Solving for binomials with FOIL takes just a few step ...more

How To : Simplify a quadratic formula result

In this video the tutor shows how to simplify a quadratic formula result. You can solve a quadratic equation using the quadratic formula. The first thing you have to do when given the quadratic equation is bring all the terms to one side so that you have a zero on the other si ...more

How To : Complete the square to graph a quadratic function

In this tutorial the instructor shows how to complete the square to graph a quadratic function using transformations. You can do this by transforming your equation in a series of steps. First make the coefficient of the square term to one by pulling out its numerical coefficie ...more

How To : Graph a quadratic function in factored form

This video deals with solving quadratic functions. It does not involve the use of the quadratic equation; rather, only factored equations are used. The speaker starts out with a factored quadratic equation. The speaker goes on to do the mathematical steps necessary to find bot ...more

How To : Complete the square

This is an instructional video on how to "complete the square", which is an algebraic technique for solving a quadratic equation. The instructor starts by showing you what a quadratic equation actually is. He describes what "completing the square" actually means, and how it ca ...more

How To : Factor quadratic expressions using trial and error

Sometimes there's no better way to factor a quadratic equation than by simple brute-force trial and error. Watch this free video algebra lesson to see how it's done. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical mi ...more

How To : Understand completing the square

In this video, we learn how to understand completing the square. First, you will write the quadratic expression out. Then, you will write the open bracket so you write it out in the correct format. Now, find the number in front of the 'x' term, which is the coefficient. Then, ...more

How To : Factor a trinomial

In this video the instructor shows how to factor a general quadratic polynomial. Here the first step is to identify the coefficient of the squared term. Write the reciprocal of the numerical coefficient of the squared term out side and write two separate parenthesis which are ...more

How To : Factor trinomials in a very simple way

In this video, they demonstrate how to factor a trinomial. A trinomial is a polynomial with a quadratic term in the form, ax^2+bx+c. To factor this polynomial first multiply the a and c term. You must fine two numbers that multiply to a*c and add up to b. Once you have figured ...more

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