Quadratic Function: DefinitionDate: 8/6/96 at 21:23:16 From: Anonymous Subject: Definition: "Quadratic Function" What is a "quadratic function"? Date: 8/6/96 at 21:42:56 From: Doctor Robert Subject: Re: Definition: "Quadratic Function" A quadratic function is one where the highest exponent of the independent variable is 2. (The x variable is squared) Some examples: y = 3x^2 - 2x + 1 or y = -5x^2 + 4x -3 In general y = ax^2 + bx + c is a quadratic function, where a, b, and c are real numbers. -Doctor Robert, The Math Forum Check out our web site! http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ |
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