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The Quadratic Formula

The Quadratic Formula is a method for solving quadratic equations.

The Discriminant

The Discriminant tells you how many real roots your quadratic equation has.

If the discriminant is:

Positive, you have 2 real roots.

Zero, you have 1 real root.

Negative, you have 0 real roots(no solution).

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