quadratics
[ kwodratiks ]
/ kwɒˈdræt ɪks /

noun (used with a singular verb)
the branch of algebra that deals with quadratic equations.
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Definition for quadratics (2 of 2)
quadratic
[ kwodratik ]
/ kwɒˈdræt ɪk /
adjective
noun
a quadratic polynomial or equation.
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British Dictionary definitions for quadratics
quadratic
/ (kwɒˈdrætɪk) maths /
noun
Also called: quadratic equation an equation containing one or more terms in which the variable is raised to the power of two, but no terms in which it is raised to a higher power
adjective
of or relating to the second power
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Science definitions for quadratics
quadratic
[ kwŏdrăt′ĭk ]
Relating to a mathematical expression containing a term of the second degree, such as x2 + 2.♦ A quadratic equation is an equation having the general form ax2 + bx + c = 0, where a, b, and c are constants.♦ The quadratic formula is x = b ± √(b2  4ac)/2a. It is used in algebra to calculate the roots of quadratic equations.
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