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n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of algebra that deals with quadratic equations.


(kwɒˈdræt ɪks)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the branch of algebra that deals with quadratic equations.


the branch of algebra that deals with equations containing variables of the second power, i.e. squared, but no higher.
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Noun1.quadratics - a branch of algebra dealing with quadratic equations
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
algebra - the mathematics of generalized arithmetical operations
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Furthermore, it is admitted that never, never, in a million lifetimes, could Michael have demonstrated a proposition in Euclid or solved a quadratic equation.
For five weeks I crammed, until simultaneous quadratic equations and chemical formulas fairly oozed from my ears.
Then he got out note-book and algebra and lost himself in quadratic equations, while the hours slipped by, and the stars dimmed, and the gray of dawn flooded against his window.
The final chapter on quadratics focuses on completing the square as a unifying skill.
The following are appended: (1) Instructional Unit Plan: Quadratic Investigations; (2) Peer-Review Instructional Plan Rubric; (3) Unit 5 Math I Test: Factoring and Solving Quadratics; (4) Student Problem Solving Attitudes Scale; (5) Performance Task Answer Sheet; (6) Product Grading Rubric; (7) Learning Channel Preference; (8) Learning Style Menu; (9) Note Taking for Reflective Journal; (10) Reflective Journal Prompts; and (11) Learning Style Survey.
If as less than 0, then we set as = 0 in which case if xi greater than xs, that is when minimum is on the left side of the data point, we proceed in the same way as we did in case xi less than xs except that: quadratics S1 and S2 swap their domains of definition.
Positive Modified Quadratics Shepard Surface, Pakistan Journal of Science, 60(3-4): 34-39 (2008).
Before that time, I had used some of the first graphics calculators to introduce students to polynomials other than straight lines and quadratics.
Therefore, an open-ended approach to quadratics shifts the focus of classroom activities away from memorizing standard procedures and allows for one's conceptual development and use of advanced mathematical thinking in the context of secondary school algebra.
Using 239 high-quality observations from the Deininger-Squire dataset that cover various postwar years for 19 DCs, this study estimates Kuznets-type quadratics for three different measures of income distribution in both the traditional cross-section format and the fixed-effects panel-data models.
Difficulty retrieving multiplication facts directly influences students' ability to engage effectively in factorisation of quadratics, since factorisation is a process of finding products within the multiplication table.