 # Use the Formula

There are actually quite a few ways to solve quadratic equations (and you'll learn at least three in your college algebra classes), but for most GED® students, just learning the quadratic formula is enough. It always works, plus the formula is on the GED® formula sheet.

## STEP 1: WATCH THE VIRTUAL CLASS VIDEO AND TAKE NOTES

### Make sure to note the following:

The quadratic formula can be used to find x when a quadratic equation is in standard form.

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## STEP 2: COMPLETE ONE LEVEL OF PRACTICE Solving Quadratic Equations with the Quadratic Formula for Beginners

### BEGINNER

Ease into the quadratic formula with straight-forward examples in standard form with rational solutions. The Quadratic Formula Experienced

### EXPERIENCED

Start with standard form and rational solutions and work your way up to irrational solutions with this worksheet.