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Quadratic equation

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  1. The formula and its derivation remain correct if the coefficients a, b and c are complex numbers, or more generally members of any field whose characteristic is not 2. (In a field of characteristic 2, the element 2a is zero and it is impossible to di

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  2. In mathematics, a quadratic equation is a polynomial equation of the second degree

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  3. The general form is where a ≠ 0. (For if a = 0, the equation becomes a linear equation.) The letters a, b, and c are called coefficients

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  4. the quadratic coefficient a is the coefficient of x2, the linear coefficient b is the coefficient of x, and c is the constant coefficient, also called the free term or constant term

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  5. are called quadratic because quadratus is Latin for "square"

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