algebra II

The _______ of a quadratic equation can be used to find the number of solutions it has. ??

A. vertex
B. Axis of Symmetry
C. Discriminant
D. Leading Coefficent

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asked by Nicole
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  2. Odd question. a quadratic always has two solutions, real, or complex.
    The vertex can tell you if the solutions are real (sometimes a double solution, if the vertex is on the coordinate), or complex numbers.

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