You can only use the quadratic formula for equations that have the format "ax2 + bx + c = 0", right? They can't have degrees of more than two?
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Correct. Hence, the name quadratic.
Originally Posted by dancingqueen9 You can only use the quadratic formula for equations that have the format "ax2 + bx + c = 0", right? They can't have degrees of more than two? You can also use it to solve a quartic equation of the form $\displaystyle ax^4+bx^2+c=0$.
I see. Thank you very much!
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