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Geometric Solution of a Quadratic Equation
This Demonstration gives a geometric solution of the quadratic equation
; the roots
and
are shown on the
axis as red points.
Contributed by:
Izidor Hafner
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Reference
[1] J. H. Conway and R. K. Guy,
The Book of Numbers
, New York: Copernicus Books/Springer, 2006 pp. 192–193.
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Contributed by:
Izidor Hafner
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