# Quadratic Functions : Discriminants

In the case of a quadratic function, why are there two x-intercepts and only one y-intercept?

#### Solution Summary

Discriminants are used to explain why in the case of a quadratic function, there are two x-intercepts and only one y-intercept. The solution is detailed and well presented. The response received a rating of "5/5" from the student who originally posted the question.