# Solving a Quadratic Equation when a = 2

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In this lesson, you will learn how to solve a quadratic equation when a=2 using three different methods. The first method involves factoring out what the two binomials have in common. The second method involves writing the two binomials as the two terms in the equation and factoring by grouping. The third method involves representing the equation as an area and finding the factors. By the end of the lesson, you will have the skills to solve quadratic equations with ease.

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How to solve a quadratic equation when a=2

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Questions answered by this video:
• How do I solve a quadratic equation by factoring?
• How can I factor a quadratic function with a leading coefficient of 2?
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The instructor demonstrates how to solve a quadratic equation using factoring. In the example, he shows 3 different methods for factoring the equation.