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## quadratic

Part of speech:*Adjective*Part of speech:

*Noun*

An equation in which the square, or second degree, is the highest power of an unknown quantity.

Part of speech:*Adjective*

In algebra, having the square, or second degree, as the highest power of an unknown quantity; square.

Usage examples "quadratic":- The boy who hates algebra and has to work examples is getting no release whatever, for his mind is divided; his attention goes to his quadratic equations, but his interest is elsewhere. - "A Dominie in Doubt", A. S. Neill.
- The junior had long since finished algebra and was not thinking much about the otherÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ s apparent interest in a certain problem in quadratic equations which she pointed out on one of the papers. - "Marjorie Dean College Freshman", Pauline Lester.
- She can make me understand mathematics, which is going some, and how I am to proceed into quadratic equations without her, I cannot see. - "Vacation with the Tucker Twins", Nell Speed.