Algebra II – Week 4 Discussion
In this discussion, you will solve quadratic equations by two main methods: factoring and using the
quadratic formula. Read the following instructions in order and view the example to complete this
discussion. Please find the problems assigned to you in the table below:
For the factoring problem, be sure you show all steps to the factoring and solving. Show a check of your
solutions back into the original equation.
For the Quadratic Formula problem, be sure that you use readable notation while you are working the
Present your final solutions as decimal approximations carried out to the third decimal place. Due to the
nature of these solutions, no check is required.
Incorporate the following four math vocabulary words into your discussion. Use bold font to emphasize
the words in your writing (Do not write definitions for the words; use them appropriately in sentences
describing your math work.):
Completing the square
Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length.