What is the Quadratic Formula? - Definition, Equation & Proof


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Solve the following quadratic equation: x^2 + 2x + 1.

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1. Solve the following quadratic equation: 3x^2 + x - 2.

2. Solve the following quadratic equation: x^2 - 4.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

One way to solve a quadratic equation is with the quadratic formula. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you assess your understanding of this formula. These quiz questions will present you with quadratic equations to solve.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on the following:

  • Identifying equation terms of the second degree
  • Applying the quadratic formula to problems
  • Solving quadratic equations

Skills Practiced

These assessments allow students to test the knowledge they gained from the lesson by using the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the quadratic formula
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve quadratic practice problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the quadratic formula

Additional Learning

Learn more about the quadratic formula by reviewing the accompanying lesson called What is the Quadratic Formula? - Definition, Equation & Proof. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define roots
  • Learn about the history of the quadratic formula
  • Understand the proof of the quadratic formula