Ch 27: Praxis Middle School Math: Quadratic Equations

About This Chapter

Let us help you effectively review for the Praxis Middle School Mathematics exam by delving into the processes involved in solving quadratic equations.

Praxis Middle School Math: Quadratic Equations - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter will help you study all of the pertinent information about quadratic equations you'll need to know in order to accurately answer relevant questions on the Praxis Middle School Mathematics exam. You'll examine:

  • A review of quadratic equations
  • Greatest common factor
  • Multiplication property of zero
  • Quadratic formula
  • Non-standard quadratic equations
  • Binomials in quadratic inequalities
  • Graphing parabolas
  • Standard-form equation for parabolas

The lessons in this chapter have been developed by educators to assist you in easily understanding and retaining the information. Each lesson contains a video to help illustrate the material. You'll find the video's transcript included as a resource for taking notes. You can then take a self-assessment quiz at the end of each lesson to test your knowledge and see how questions may appear on the exam.

7 Lessons in Chapter 27: Praxis Middle School Math: Quadratic Equations
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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.

The Parabola: Definition & Graphing

6. The Parabola: Definition & Graphing

Watch this video lesson to learn what a parabola is and how you can graph it. Find out how to extract useful information from the standard form equation of a parabola to help you graph it.

How to Write the Equation of a Parabola in Standard Form

7. How to Write the Equation of a Parabola in Standard Form

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to write the equation of a parabola in standard form when given just two important points from the parabola. Learn what these two points are and how they relate to the parabola.

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