2Complex NumberA number consisting of a real and imaginary part. Usually written in the following form (where a and b are real numbers):Example: Solve 0 = 2x2 – 2x + 10a = b = c =1-210
3Classifying the Roots of a Quadratic Describe the amount of roots and what number set they belong to for each graph:1 Repeated Real Root2 Complex Roots2 Real Roots
4Determining whether the Roots are Real or Complex What part of the Quadratic Formula determines whether there will be real or complex solutions?Discriminant < 0
5The sum and product of complex conjugates are always real numbers For any complex number:The Complex Conjugate is:The sum and product of complex conjugates are always real numbersExample: Find the sum and product of 2 – 3i and its complex conjugate.
6Complex Roots Are Complex Conjugates A given quadratic equation y = ax2 + bx + c in which b2 – 4ac < 0 has two roots that are complex conjugates.Example: Find the zeros of y = 2x2 + 6x + 10andComplex Conjugates!