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Ch 2: ASSET Elementary Algebra: Solving Quadratic Equations

About This Chapter

Use the lessons of this chapter to improve your skills at solving problems with quadratic expressions in them and prepare for related questions on the ASSET Elementary Algebra test.

ASSET Elementary Algebra: Solving Quadratic Equations - Chapter Summary

In this series of lesson videos, our professional instructors will help you prepare for questions on the ASSET Elementary Algebra test that may require you to solve quadratic equations. Our instructors will demonstrate the different forms of quadratic equations and the various ways you might solve them. Follow along with them to review:

  • What a quadratic equation is
  • How to solve quadratic equations using greatest common factors and the multiplication property of zero
  • Solving quadratic equations with the quadratic formula
  • Solving quadratics that are not in a standard form
  • How to solve quadratic inequalities using two binomials

The chapter includes videos and transcripts as well as multiple-choice quizzes. The lesson quizzes are designed to make sure you understand the above concepts. Once you've completed the lessons and assessments, you might take the practice chapter exam to measure your skills in solving quadratics before you move on to the next chapter.

ASSET Elementary Algebra: Solving Quadratic Equations Objectives

A good number of community and technical colleges use the ASSET Student Success System when making placement decisions. One of these tests is the ASSET Elementary Algebra test, which is composed of 25 questions used to assess test-takers' understanding of pre-algebra, elementary algebra and intermediate algebra. When you take this exam, you will be asked to complete these questions in a 25-minute testing session. To improve your understanding of algebra, complete this chapter and reinforce your ability to solve quadratics.

5 Lessons in Chapter 2: ASSET Elementary Algebra: Solving Quadratic Equations
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What is a Quadratic Equation? - Definition & Examples

1. What is a Quadratic Equation? - Definition & Examples

You might be surprised to learn that quadratic equations are an important part of the world we live in. We sometimes even make use of them for our entertainment! Watch this video lesson to learn more about these equations.

Solving Quadratics: Assigning the Greatest Common Factor and Multiplication Property of Zero

2. Solving Quadratics: Assigning the Greatest Common Factor and Multiplication Property of Zero

When it comes to solving quadratics, we have at our disposal several methods. Watch this video lesson to learn one such method you can use to solve quadratics that don't have a constant term.

How to Use the Quadratic Formula to Solve a Quadratic Equation

3. How to Use the Quadratic Formula to Solve a Quadratic Equation

When solving a quadratic equation by factoring doesn't work, the quadratic formula is here to save the day. Learn what it is and how to use it in this lesson.

How to Solve Quadratics That Are Not in Standard Form

4. How to Solve Quadratics That Are Not in Standard Form

It isn't always the case that your equation will be set up nicely for you to solve. In this lesson, learn how to factor or use the quadratic formula to solve quadratic equations, even when they are not in standard form.

Solving Quadratic Inequalities Using Two Binomials

5. Solving Quadratic Inequalities Using Two Binomials

Watch this video lesson to learn what simple steps you can take to solve quadratic inequalities using two binomials. See how it only requires a few steps to solve quadratic inequalities using this method.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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