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    really easy question

    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.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dancingqueen9 View Post
    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 ax^4+bx^2+c=0.
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    I see. Thank you very much!
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