# Solve Quadratic Equation: x² - 2x - 13 = 0

A Quadratic Equation is a Second Degree Polynomial Equation which has only one variable.

Its general form is:

ax² + bx + c = 0

How do I solve this?

x² - 2x - 13 = 0

### Comments for Solve Quadratic Equation: x² - 2x - 13 = 0

 Mar 18, 2013 Quadratic Equation by: Staff Answer Part I The easiest way (not the only way) to solve this problem is to use the quadratic formula. Format of quadratic equation: Quadratic formula: x² - 2x - 13 = 0 x = unknown a = 1 b = -2 c = -13 Substitute the values of the coefficients a, b, and c into the quadratic formula -------------------------------------------

 Mar 18, 2013 Quadratic Equation by: Staff ------------------------------------------- Part II Complete the arithmetic to find the value of "x" the final answer is: A graph of the quadratic function is shown below Thanks for writing. Staff www.solving-math-problems.com

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