# Deriving the Quadratic Formula. The Quadratic Formula The solutions of a quadratic equation written in Standard Form, ax 2 + bx + c = 0, can be found.

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The Quadratic Formula The solutions of a quadratic equation written in Standard Form, ax 2 + bx + c = 0, can be found by Using the Quadratic Formula.

Deriving the Quadratic Formula by Completing the Square. Divide both sides by “a”. Subtract constant from both sides.

Deriving the Quadratic Formula by Completing the Square. Complete The Square Factor the Perfect Square Trinomial Simplify expression on the left side by finding the LCD

Deriving the Quadratic Formula by Completing the Square. Take the square root of both sides Solve absolute value/ Simplify radical

Deriving the Quadratic Formula by Completing the Square. Isolate x Simplify Congratulations! You have derived The Quadratic Formula

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