Ch 21: Saxon Algebra 1: Quadratic Equations

About This Chapter

The Quadratic Equations chapter of this Saxon Algebra 1 Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with quadratic equations. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Quadratic Equations textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the Saxon Quadratic Equations chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the quadratic equations topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • Examples of quadratic equations
  • Solving quadratic equations through factoring
  • Difference of two squares theorem
  • The process for completing the square
  • The quadratic formula

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5 Lessons in Chapter 21: Saxon Algebra 1: 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.

How to Solve a Quadratic Equation by Factoring

2. How to Solve a Quadratic Equation by Factoring

If your favorite video game, 'Furious Fowls,' gave you the quadratic equation for each shot you made, would you be able to solve the equation to make sure every one hit its target? If not, you will after watching this video!

How to Use the Difference of Two Squares Theorem to Solve Quadratic Equations

3. How to Use the Difference of Two Squares Theorem to Solve Quadratic Equations

When a quadratic formula is made up of the difference between two perfect squares, factoring becomes much easier. In this lesson we'll explore how to use the Difference Between Two Squares Theorem to solve certain quadratic equations.

How to Complete the Square

4. How to Complete the Square

Completing the square can help you learn where the maximum or minimum of a parabola is. If you're running a business and trying to make some money, it might be a good idea to know how to do this! Find out what I'm talking about here.

How to Use the Quadratic Formula to Solve a Quadratic Equation

5. 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.

Chapter Practice 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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