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Methods for Solving Quadratic Equations

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Quadratic equations can be solved by graphing, using the quadratic formula, completing the square, and factoring. What are the pros and cons of each of these methods? When might each method be most appropriate? Which method do you prefer?

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This solution provides the pros and cons of each method appropriate for solving quadratic equations. This solution is 190 words.

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Pros - can provide other useful information about the graph (maximum/minimum, values at certain points), easy to do with a graphing calculator
Cons - more difficult to do without a graphing calculator, can be time consuming
Appropriate for - simple equations where the values do not change ...

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