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Ch 26: MTEL Math: Introduction to Quadratics

About This Chapter

The quadratic equation applies to a specific type of problem that makes the solution easy. This chapter of the MTEL Math course gives you a study guide to remind you of the formula's properties ahead of the MTEL Math exam.

MTEL Math: Introduction to Quadratics - Chapter Summary

Using the quadratic equation to solve its respective problems is an important step for students advancing their studies in math. In this collection of video lessons for the MTEL Math course on Study.com, you will have a chance to refresh your memory of both the formula and how to apply it to quadratic problems. As a result, you might perform better when taking the MTEL Math exam. The topics you will be studying include the following:

  • The definition of the quadratic equation
  • The multiplication property of zero and the greatest common factor
  • Solving quadratics using the formula
  • Solving non-standard quadratics
  • Solving quadratic inequalities
  • Solving with substitution

These videos all come with a pack of self-assessment quizzes designed to test your knowledge of quadratics before you take the actual MTEL Math exam. If you are having trouble with any parts of the formula or properties, you can use the dashboard feature to contact the math experts at Study.com with any questions you have.

MTEL Math: Introduction to Quadratics Chapter Objectives

Before anyone in the state of Massachusetts can become a certified teacher in mathematics, they will need to pass the MTEL exam. Questions that use quadratics will be found on the Patterns, Relations, and Algebra subarea of the exam. This section of the test contains multiple-choice questions and accounts for about twenty-three percent of the exam.

6 Lessons in Chapter 26: MTEL Math: Introduction to Quadratics
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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.

Solving Quadratic Equations by Substitution

6. Solving Quadratic Equations by Substitution

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to solve more complicated quadratic equations by the method of substitution. Learn how substitution makes your problem solving easier.

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