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How to Solve x^2 - 6x = 16

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When factoring ax 2 + bx + c, and a = 1, what is true about the numbers that go in the blanks in ax 2 + bx + c = (x + _____)(x + _____)?

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1. Which of the following formulas is the quadratic formula?

2. Use factoring to solve x 2 - 6x = 16.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Solving quadratics is a procedure done commonly in algebra. This assessment was put together to help you determine how well you understand the processes used to solve single-variable quadratics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment you will test your knowledge and skills regarding:

  • Factoring quadratics
  • What the quadratic formula is
  • Finding the variables of quadratics

Skills Practiced

With this quiz/worksheet you will practice your skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about steps to solving quadratics
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the quadratic formula
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve quadratic practice problems

Additional Learning

Complete the lesson that comes with this assessment, How to Solve x^2 - 6x = 16, to improve your understanding of single-variables quadratics. In this lesson you will study the topics of the assessment and:

  • Steps used to solve single-variable quadratics
  • The quadratic formula
  • Examples of solving single-variable quadratics
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