There are a wide variety of jobs that use the quadratic equation. Actuaries, mathematicians, statisticians and computer engineers are a few of the directly related jobs that use the
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Linear equations contain one or two variables. The word "linear" comes from the fact that the graph of the equation is a straight line. For example: x+y=10 is a linear equation
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Many real life physics problems are parabolic in nature. Parabolas can be shown as a quadratic equation. If you have two variables then usually you can use the equation to find the
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Say you own a small, but oddly shaped garden and wish to buy grass seed or turf to cover it. You know the lengths of the edges of the garden but you don't know the area and wish to
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