from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An equation in which one or more of the terms is squared but raised to no higher power, having the general form ax2 + bx + c = 0, where a, b, and c are constants.
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- n. a polynomial equation of the second degree.
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- n. an equation in which the highest power of an unknown quantity is a square
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