View Full Version : Etiology of "Quadratic" (i.e. equation)
09-03-2003, 03:46 PM
Why is it called Quadratic if the root word (Quad) means 4? Doesn't the quadratic equation refer to a perfect trinomial (sp?)? This could mean extra credit in my calculus class. Thanks.
Earl Snake-Hips Tucker
09-03-2003, 03:57 PM
Someone else with your same name asked this same question yesterday:
09-03-2003, 04:32 PM
Don't repost threads.
This is closed.
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