Geometric Solution of a Quadratic Equation

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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 (March 2011)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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[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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