Overview of the Different Methods of Solving a Quadratic Equation - Concept

Concept Concept (1)

Solving quadratic equations can be difficult, but luckily there are several different methods that we can use depending on what type of quadratic that we are trying to solve. The four methods of solving a quadratic equation are factoring, using the square roots, completing the square and the quadratic formula.

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Overview of the Different Methods of Solving a Quadratic Equation - Problem 1

Solve:

x² − 6 = 5x
Problem 1
How to solve a quadratic by factoring.
Overview of the Different Methods of Solving a Quadratic Equation - Problem 2

Solve:

5(2x − 3)² − 10 = 0
Problem 2
How to solve a quadratic using the square root property.
Overview of the Different Methods of Solving a Quadratic Equation - Problem 3

Solve:

4x² + 1 = 8x
Problem 3
How to solve a quadratic using the quadratic formula.
Overview of the Different Methods of Solving a Quadratic Equation - Problem 4
Problem 4
When to use which method for solving a quadratic equation
Overview of the Different Methods of Solving a Quadratic Equation - Problem 5
Problem 5
Quadratic equations solved using multiple methods including taking square roots, the quadratic formula, factoring, and completing the square