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Word Problems with Quadratics: Math Topics




A series of college algebra lectures: An Introduction to Word Problems with Quadratics, Solving a Quadratic Geometry Problem, Solving with the Pythagorean Theorem.

Solving a Quadratic Geometry Problem
Example:
A picture inside a frame is 2 in longer than it is wide. The picture is in a frame that has width 3 in on each side of the picture. If the area of the picture, including the frame is 195 in2, find the dimensions of the frame.



Solving with the Pythagorean Theorem


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