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How To Use the Quadratic Formula by Hector the Battle Droid

By Murray Bourne, 20 Jun 2008

This week's math movie is fun.

The title says it all...

It's quite a clever compilation of social commentary with an important mathematical concept. The quadratic formula arises a lot when solving math problems, because the curve of a quadratic (a parabola) is an elegant simple shape, and can be used to model many real-life situations.

Well anyway, the video is not a bad way to revise the quadratic formula.

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