# Finite Math Examples

The discriminant of a quadratic is the expression inside the radical of the quadratic formula.

Substitute in the values of , , and .

Simplify each term.

Raise to the power of .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Subtract from .

The discriminant of a quadratic is the expression inside the radical of the quadratic formula.

Substitute in the values of , , and .

Simplify each term.

Raise to the power of .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Subtract from .

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