# Quadratic Equation

## Original question text:

Quadratic Equation???

Factorise x^2 - 23x + 42Hence solve x^2 - 23x + 42=0## How can Algebrator help you with this problem?

Algebrator can easily solve problems such as the one you posted on Yahoo Answers.

You start by entering the equation in an intuitive math editor.

The software can solve quadratic equations by using three different methods.

An example using your equation and the Factoring method is described below.

Clicking on the "Solve step" button once shows the first step of the solution process.

An explanation can be obtained by clicking on the "Explain" button.

You can see the rest of this step-by-step solution process by clicking the "Solve Step" button several times.

Some Important features are:

1.Flash demos, found under the drop-down menu "Help->Tutors".

The demos are also available online at "http://softmath.com/demos/", where you may simply select any of the ".htm"

files and the demo will play within your browser

2. Wizard button - for example, click the Wizard button and look under the category of "Line" to see the many useful

templates for exploring linear equations.

3. The Explain button, which provides the mathematical logic involved in the selected step.

This is the solution set to the given equation.

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