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“When I was in third grade, I was in quadratic equations when my class was, like, reading clocks,” Andraka says.Sundance Offers Brief Documentary Films as Part of Focus Forward Project|Kevin Fallon|January 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
As a teen, Randy had painted a submarine, an elevator door and the quadratic equation on the walls of his childhood bedroom.
The ordinary schoolboy would correctly treat this as a quadratic equation.Amusements in Mathematics|Henry Ernest Dudeney
An advantage gained was that every quadratic equation, and not some quadratics only, could be spoken of as having two roots.
The quadratic moments with respect to different planes through a fixed point O are related to one another as follows.
The simplest possible case is, therefore, that in which ds is the square root of a quadratic function of the dx.
To facilitate the discussion of the general quadratic complex we Quadratic complexes.
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Word Origin and History for quadratic
1650s, "square," with -ic + obsolete quadrate "a square; a group of four things" (late 14c.), from Latin quadratum, noun use of neuter adjective quadratus "square, squared," past participle of quadrare "to square, set in order, complete" (see quadrant). Quadratic equations (1660s) so called because they involve the square of x.