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  1. Jul 7, 2016 #1

    Mrq

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    I derived a relation between the product of two linear polynomials and the square of their average. It can be used to solve any quadratic equation. Will this help me getting into a top university?
     
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  3. Jul 7, 2016 #2

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    We already can solve any quadratic equation. So no.
     
  4. Jul 7, 2016 #3

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    So I shouldn't include this in an essay if I am going to apply for a top university??
     
  5. Jul 7, 2016 #4

    micromass

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    No. It will impress nobody.
     
  6. Jul 7, 2016 #5

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    Actually, I think it is likely to anti-impress people. I'd exclude it.
     
  7. Jul 8, 2016 #6

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    This seems to be a description of completing the square to solve any one or two variable quadratic equation. Nobody cares, because this is routine knowledge, established for a long time. The only way this would impress anyone is if you could use it in a job as an employee where most people near in the field have typically forgotten their knowledge.
     
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