Answer to Question #7924 in Abstract Algebra for Brian
2. Suppose you are provided with a quadratic function, f(x) = ax2 + bx + c, and its graph. How can you interpret the quadratic equation ax2 + bx + c = 0?
You can interpret quadratic equation in teh following way: roots of the quadratic equation are those points where graph of the function intercepts x-axis(i.e. points where value of function is zero)