Intermediate Algebra

# Key Terms

Intermediate AlgebraKey Terms
discriminant
In the Quadratic Formula, $x=−b±b2−4ac2a,x=−b±b2−4ac2a,$ the quantity b2 − 4ac is called the discriminant.
A quadratic function, where a, b, and c are real numbers and $a≠0,a≠0,$ is a function of the form $f(x)=ax2+bx+c.f(x)=ax2+bx+c.$