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More Lessons for Intermediate Algebra

More Lessons for Algebra

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A series of free, online Intermediate Algebra Lessons or Algebra II lessons.

Examples, solutions, videos, worksheets, and activities to help Algebra students.

**Graphing a Quadratic Inequality**

Solving a quadratic inequality by graphing is not difficult if you remember the basics of graphing a quadratic equation. When graphing quadratic inequalities, first graph the quadratic equation then pick a point that is not on the parabola itself and plug it into the original inequality. If the statement is true, shade in the area where that point lies. If the statement is false, shade in the other area.

How to graph quadratic inequalities on the coordinate plane?
**How to graph quadratic inequalities on the coordinate plane? **

**Solving a Quadratic Inequality using a Sign Chart**

Similar to when we solve quadratic equations, there are several ways we can solve quadratic inequalities. Solving quadratic inequalities can be done in two ways: by graphing the quadratic inequality or by using a sign chart. One of the advantages of using a sign chart to graph quadratic inequalities is that we aren't required to graph the parabola in order to solve the inequality, which saves time.

Solve a quadratic inequality using a sign chart. Find the critical values, construct a sign chart, and the use it to solve the inequality.
**Example of solving a quadratic inequality by using a sign chart**

More Lessons for Intermediate Algebra

More Lessons for Algebra

Math Worksheets

A series of free, online Intermediate Algebra Lessons or Algebra II lessons.

Examples, solutions, videos, worksheets, and activities to help Algebra students.

Solving a quadratic inequality by graphing is not difficult if you remember the basics of graphing a quadratic equation. When graphing quadratic inequalities, first graph the quadratic equation then pick a point that is not on the parabola itself and plug it into the original inequality. If the statement is true, shade in the area where that point lies. If the statement is false, shade in the other area.

How to graph quadratic inequalities on the coordinate plane?

Similar to when we solve quadratic equations, there are several ways we can solve quadratic inequalities. Solving quadratic inequalities can be done in two ways: by graphing the quadratic inequality or by using a sign chart. One of the advantages of using a sign chart to graph quadratic inequalities is that we aren't required to graph the parabola in order to solve the inequality, which saves time.

Solve a quadratic inequality using a sign chart. Find the critical values, construct a sign chart, and the use it to solve the inequality.

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