# Ch 8: On Core Mathematics Algebra 1 Unit 8: Quadratic Functions of the Form of f(x) = ax^2 + bx + c

The Quadratic Functions of the Form of f(x) = ax^2 + bx + c chapter of this Harcourt On Core Mathematics Companion Course aligns with the same chapter in the Harcourt On Core Mathematics textbook. These simple and fun video and text lessons are about five minutes long and help you learn the essential lessons about how to solve and understand this form of quadratic function.

## How It Works:

• Find the lesson within this chapter that corresponds to what you're studying in the Quadratic Functions of the Form of f(x) = ax^2 + bx + c chapter of your textbook.
• Watch fun videos that cover the mathematical concepts you need to learn or review.
• Complete the quiz after finishing each video and text lesson to test your understanding.
• If you need additional help, review the lessons until you've mastered the material, or submit a question for one of our instructors.

## Chapter Topics

You'll learn all of the mathematics topics covered in the textbook chapter, including:

• The FOIL and area method for multiplying binomials
• How to apply the FOIL method in reverse
• Factoring quadrating trinomials and perfect square trinomials
• Completing the square
• The quadratic formula and how it's used
• How to model a given data set with quadratic functions

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9 Lessons in Chapter 8: On Core Mathematics Algebra 1 Unit 8: Quadratic Functions of the Form of f(x) = ax^2 + bx + c
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