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The equation must be written such that the right side is equal to zero. And the resulting equation must be a polynomial of degree 2.

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Which is not a condition that must be met before you can use the quadratic formula to find the solutions?

"The coefficient of the x^2 term must be positive" is a condition that does not have to be met.

Which condition must not be met before you can use the quadractic formula to find the soulutions?

If the discriminant of the quadratic equation is less than zero then it has no real solutions

What statements must be true of an equation before you can use the quadratic formula to find the solutions?

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What statement must be true of an equation before you can use the quadratic formula to find the solutions?

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the formula you are going to use to answer the equation

What are the conditons that are met before you can use the quadratic formula?

Only that the equation that you are trying to solve is a quadratic, that is to say, the powers of the variable are 2,1 and 0 (or any constant increment of these three numbers). Non-negativity of the discriminant is NOT a condition because you can still use the quadratic formula and get roots that are in the complex domain.

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Can you solve quadratic formula for 9x to the 2 power -144 equals 0?

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X2-14x plus 46 equals 0?

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