Name:    Solving Quadratic Equations by Graphing

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

Solve the equation by graphing. If exact roots cannot be found, state the consecutive integers between which the roots are located.

1. + 2 – 3 a. The solution set is {–1, 3}. c. The solution set is {–1, 3}. b. The solution set is {–1, –4}. d. The solution set is {–3, 1}.

2.

–2 – 2  a. The solution set is {–1, 0}. c. The solution set is {0, 1}. b. The solution set is {–0.5, 0.5}. d. The solution set is {0, 1}.

3. + 4 + 2 0
 a. One solution is between –3 and 0, while the other solution is between –4 and –1. c. One solution is between –3 and –1, while the other solution is between 0 and –4. b. One solution is between 3 and 4, while the other solution is between 0 and 1. d. One solution is between –3 and –4, while the other solution is between 0 and –1.

4.

–2 + 8 0
 a. One solution is between 3 and –1, while the other solution is between 4 and –2. c. One solution is between 3 and –2, while the other solution is between –1 and 4. b. One solution is between –1 and –2, while the other solution is between 3 and 4. d. One solution is between –3 and –4, while the other solution is between 1 and 2.