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The Quadratic Formula is the general solution to an equation of the form

Ax^{2} + Bx + C = 0

Ax

First you subtract from the square of B,
Add or subtract it to minus B, |
The formula is
-B ± √(B
^{2} - 4 A C)----------------------- 2 A |

An example:
5x
B Minus 4 * A * C = -3600 → 2025 Square root of 2025 = 45 75 + 45 = 120; 75 - 45 = 30 Divide those by 2 * 5 ... and answers are 12 and 3!
5 * 12 |