Calculator helpful during common operations related to quadratic function such as calculating value at given point, calculating discriminant or finding out function roots.

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# Symbolic algebra

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# What do you want to calculate today?#

 Choose a scenario that best fits your needs I know function argument ($x$) and quadratic function coefficients ($a$, $b$, $c$) and want to calculate function value ($y$)I know function argument ($x$), coefficient before power of two ($a$) and function zero points ($x_1$, $x_2$) and want to calculate function value ($y$)I know function argument ($x$), coefficient before power of two ($a$) and coordinates of the parabola vertex ($h$, $k$) and want to calculate function value ($y$)I know quadratic function coefficients ($a$, $b$, $c$) and want to calculate dicriminant of the quadratic function ($\Delta$)I know coefficient before power of one ($b$), coefficient before power of two ($a$) and dicriminant of the quadratic function ($\Delta$) and want to calculate the first root of the function ($x_1$)I know coefficient before power of one ($b$), coefficient before power of two ($a$) and dicriminant of the quadratic function ($\Delta$) and want to calculate the second root of the function ($x_2$)I know coefficient before power of one ($b$) and coefficient before power of two ($a$) and want to calculate x coordinate of the parabola vertex ($h$)I know dicriminant of the quadratic function ($\Delta$) and coefficient before power of two ($a$) and want to calculate y coordinate of the parabola vertex ($k$)

# Calculations data - enter values, that you know here#

 Function value ($y$)(the function value at single point x, often marked as f(x)) => Dicriminant of the quadratic function ($\Delta$) => The first root of the function ($x_1$) => The second root of the function ($x_2$) => X coordinate of the parabola vertex ($h$)(for this argument the function reaches its local extremum) => Y coordinate of the parabola vertex ($k$) => Function argument ($x$) <= Coefficient before power of two ($a$) <= Coefficient before power of one ($b$) <= Free parameter ($c$) <=

# Result: function value ($y$)#

Summary
Used formulaShow source$y= a~{ x}^{2}+ b~ x+ c$
ResultShow source$3$
Numerical resultShow source$3$
Result step by step
 1 Show source$1\cdot{1}^{2}+1\cdot1+1$ Multiply by one 2 Show source${1}^{2}+1\cdot1+1$ Power of one number 3 Show source$1+1\cdot1+1$ Multiply by one 4 Show source$1+1+1$ Simplify arithmetic 5 Show source$3$ Result
Numerical result step by step
 1 Show source$3$ Result

# Some facts#

• The quadratic function is a function that can be prepresented in the form:
$y= a~{ x}^{2}+ b~ x+ c$
where:
• $y$ - function value (the function value at single point x, often marked as f(x)),
• $x$ - function argument (called also independent value),
• $a$, $b$, $c$ - quadratic function coefficients (numbers just before x2, x and free parameter).
• The graph of the quadratic function is parabola. Depending on the coefficient value at the second power (a), the following scenarios are possible:
• when the coefficient on the second power is positive (a> 0) - the parabola's arms are directed upwards,
• when the coefficient on the second power is negative (a < 0) - the parabola arms are directed downwards,
• in the case when the coefficient on the second power is equal to zero (a = 0) - the quadratic function reduces to linear function.
• A square function can have one, two, or have no zero points. To check the number of zero places (sometimes also called roots), we can calculate the discriminant of a quadratic function (colloquially called delta):
$\Delta={ b}^{2}-4~ a~ c$
where:
• $\Delta$ - dicriminant of the quadratic function,
• $a$, $b$, $c$ - quadratic function coefficients (numbers just before x2, x and free parameter).
then the following scenarios are possible:
• discriminant is negative (Δ <0) - the function has no roots, the graph of the function is a parabola, which is located entirety above the OX axis or under the OX axis,
• discriminant is equal to zero (Δ = 0) - the function has exactly one root, the graph of the function is a parabola whose vertex lies on the OX axis:
$h=\frac{- b}{2~ a}$
• discriminant is positive (Δ> 0) - the function has two different roots, the function graph is a parabola, whose arms cross the OX axis:
$x_1=\frac{- b-\sqrt{ \Delta}}{2~ a}$
$x_2=\frac{- b+\sqrt{ \Delta}}{2~ a}$
• A quadratic function is a special case of polynomial function in which the order is 2.