# How To: Solve a quadratic equation

In this video the instructor shows how to solve a quadratic equation. If you have a quadratic equation with complex fractional terms and you find that a particular term is repeating then equate that term to a new variable and replace the variable in the given equation. Now try to get the equation a*x*x + b*x + c = 0, and solve for the roots of the equation which gives the values of the intermediate variable. But this variable was replaced instead of another term. So equate that term to the values of the roots obtained and solve it to obtain the roots of the original unknown variable. This video shows how to solve a complex quadratic equation by replacing a reoccurring common term with an other variable.

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