quadratic equation

noun
|Updated on: 10 Jul 2018

Definition of quadratic equation

: any equation containing one term in which the unknown is squared and no term in which it is raised to a higher power
  • solve for x in the quadratic equation x2 + 4x + 4 = 0

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