Solve Using The Quadratic Formula Example 1

Here is an example of how to solve a quadratic equation by using the quadratic formula.  Remember to read the lesson on this topic.

Basic steps to follow:

1. First write the equation in standard form (from highest to lowest power)
2. Next plug in your a, b and c values into the quadratic formula
3. Simplify the expression using the order of operations to find the two solutions

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Important habits to master math:

1. write out all steps
2. be very neat
3. use pencil not pen
4. review your work as your go
5. make sure you know the basics like fractions, positive and negative numbers and order of operations