# Algebra

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Which is the easiest way to figure a quadratic equation; graphing, quadratic formula, completing a square and factoring?

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Quadratic formula, unless it can be factored easily by inspection. Graphing takes too long, but is sometimes the only convenient way to solve cubic and higher order equations.

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find the number which when increased by 30% becomes 39

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