# Definitions for quadratic equationqua·drat·ic equa·tion

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an equation in which the highest power of an unknown quantity is a square

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a polynomial equation of the second degree.

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A quadratic equation is a type of polynomial equation of the second degree, typically expressed in the format ax² + bx + c = 0, where 'x' represents an unknown variable, and 'a', 'b', and 'c' are coefficients. 'a' cannot be zero, otherwise the equation would not be quadratic but linear. The solutions to the quadratic equation are given by the quadratic formula.

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In mathematics, a quadratic equation is a univariate polynomial equation of the second degree. A general quadratic equation can be written in the form where x represents a variable or an unknown, and a, b, and c are constants with a ≠ 0. ² The constants a, b, and c are called respectively, the quadratic coefficient, the linear coefficient and the constant term or free term. Quadratic equations can be solved by factoring, completing the square, using the quadratic formula, and graphing.²

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an equation involving the square of the unknown quantity.

### Numerology

1. Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of quadratic equation in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

2. Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of quadratic equation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

### From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

• toisen asteen yhtälö
• équation du second degré
• másodfokú egyenlet
• քառակուսի հավասարում
• 二次方程式
• ecuație de gradul al doilea, ecuație pătratică
• квадратное уравнение
• ikinci derece denklem, ikinci dereceden denklem
• دو ضربی مساوات
• phương trình bậc hai

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