# Algebra 1 (Reiny)

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

1. -7 = x^2

2. x^2 - 16 = 0

1. 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.

posted by Steve

First Name

## Similar Questions

1. ### Algebra 1 Answer Evaluation

Write each equation in standard form. Solve by using the Quadratic Formula. 1. -7 = x^2 A: ? 2. x^2 - 16 = 0 A: x = 4 or x = -4.
2. ### math

(A)Write the equation in standard form and calculate its discriminant. (B)Solve the equation by using the quadratic formula. (C)After solving the equation, write it in factored form. 1/8x^2=x-5/2 Please help!!!!! :(
3. ### math

(A)Write the equation in standard form and calculate its discriminant. (B)Solve the equation by using the quadratic formula. (C)After solving the equation, write it in factored form. 7x(x-2)+2(x+4)=3 Please help!!!!! :(
4. ### math

(A)Write the equation in standard form and calculate its discriminant. (B)Solve the equation by using the quadratic formula. (C)After solving the equation, write it in factored form. 0=8+4t-t^2 Please help!!!!! :(
5. ### Algebra 1 (Step-by-Step)

Will someone explain how to solve this? Write each equation in standard form. Solve by using the Quadratic Formula. 1. -7 = x^2
6. ### algebra 2

A quadratic equation can be written in vertex form or in standard form. Sometimes one form is more beneficial than the other. Identify which form would be more helpful if you needed to do each task listed below and explain why a.
7. ### Algebra

Solve by using the quadratic formula. 3x^2=11x+4. Look up the formula if you don't know it already. In this case a = 3, b = -11 and c = -4. You get that by rewriting the equation in the standard form ax^2 + bx + c = 0 , where a,
8. ### Math

Use the quadratic formula to solve each of the following quadratic equations... 1. 2x^2-5x=3 2. 3x^2-2x+1=0 Rearrange the equation in quadratic formula form. 2x^2 -5x -3 = 0 Then use the formula. Tell me what you don't understand
9. ### Algebra2

A quadratic equation can be written in vertex form or in standard form. Sometimes one form is more beneficial than the other. Identify which form would be more helpful if you needed to do each task listed below and explain why. a-
10. ### College Algebra

Solve the following equation in the complex number system x^4+x^3+4x^2+10x-60=0 College Algebra - Reiny, Monday, January 2, 2012 at 11:49pm hint x = 2 and x = -3 are roots so either do long division by x-2 and x+3 to get a

More Similar Questions