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If you had to find the exact solution of a quadratic equation what would be the best method to solve this?

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For an exact (non trivial) solution, it is absolutely best to use the quadratic formula. If there is no surd in the exact representation of the roots, then it may be factorised easily, finding the roots in the process. If not the quadratic formula will provide exact solutions with surds.

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