Algebra 1 (Reiny)

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Write each equation in standard form. Solve by using the Quadratic Formula.

1. -7 = x^2

2. x^2 - 16 = 0

  • Algebra 1 (Reiny) -

    do you know what the standard form is?
    Can you apply the quadratic formula?

    In both these cases, it happens that b=0. Don't be thrown off by that. 0 is just as good a number as any other.

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