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Solving Quadratic equations

by graphical method
Complete the table for y = 2x2 - 5x - 6

xx -2
-2 -1
-1 00 11 22 33 44
yy 12
12 11 -6 -9 -8 -3 6
Draw the graph of y = 2x2 - 5x - 6 for -2 ≤ x ≤ 4
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x -2 -1 0 1 2 3 4 10

y 12 1 -6 -9 -8 -3 6 8

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y = 2x2 - 5x - 6
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0
-3 -2 -1 0 1 2 3 4 5
-2

-4

-6

-8

-10
Solve the equation 2x2 - 5x - 6= 0
The solutions of the equation 2x2 - 5x - 6= 0 are x = - 0.9 and 3.4
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10

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y = 2x2 - 5x - 6
6

0
-3 -2 -1 0 1 2 3 4 5
-2

-4

-6

-8

-10
Complete the table for y = x2 - 4x + 4

x -1 0 1 2 3 4 5
y 9 4 1 0 1 4 9
Draw the graph of y = x2 - 4x + 4 for -1 ≤ x ≤ 5

x -1 0 1 2 3 4 5
y 9 4 1 0 1 4 9
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y = x2 - 4x + 4

-3 -2 -1 0 1 2 3 4 5
-1
Solve the equation x2 - 4x + 4 = 0

The solution of the equation x2 - 4x + 4 = 0 is x = 2

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y = x2 - 4x + 4
5

-3 -2 -1 0 1 2 3 4 5
-1