# CLEP College Algebra/Quadratic Equations

Quadratic equations take the form: ${\displaystyle y=ax^{2}+bx+c}$

They can have zero, one, or two real solutions.

## The Quadratic Equation

To solve any quadratic equation in the standard form, use: ${\displaystyle x={\frac {-b\pm {\sqrt {b^{2}-4ac}}}{2a}}}$