The Quadratic Formula: Definition & Example


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What types of equations is the quadratic formula used for?

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1. Which of the following is a quadratic equation in standard form?

2. What are the solutions to x^2 - 9 = 0?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using the quadratic formula is contingent on a certain equation being written out a certain way. This quiz will test you on your knowledge of the quadratic formula, and then ask you to apply it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quadratic formula quiz tests your ability to:

  • Recall the types of equations the quadratic formula is for
  • Recognize a quadratic equation in standard form
  • Find the solutions to an equation using the quadratic formula

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw from relevant information found in the lesson on the quadratic formula
  • Critical thinking - use this information to consider if an quadratic equation is or is not in standard form
  • Problem solving - calculate expressions by using the quadratic formula
  • Information recall - remember the quadratic formula knowledge that you have learned

Additional Learning

The lesson called The Quadratic Formula: Definition & Example covers the following objectives:

  • Provide the quadratic formula
  • Show how to plug values into the formula
  • Explain evaluating a quadratic