1. The student should be able to express quadratic equations in standard form:
ax^2 + bx+c =0 and be able to extract the numbers, a, b and c.
2. The student should be able to find the discriminant, D= b^2 - 4ac in the quadratic formula and be able to identify the three types of solutions that one can get when solving a quadratic equation.
3. The student should be able to solve quadratic equations by using the quadratic formula.