Have you ever been in math class and hoped your graphing calculator could solve the problem for you? Well, there is a way at least for quadratic formula math problems by creating a simple program on your TI-84 graphing calculator.

**Steps To Program Distance Formula**

- Press
*prgm* and slide over to *NEW*
- Spell out
**QUAD** to name the program
- Type the following into the
**QUAD** program:

a+bi

Prompt A,B,C

(-B−√(B²-4AC))/(2A)→D

(−B+√(B²-4AC))/(2A)→E

Disp D,E

Note: The '-' in front of both B's is a negative sign.

- To run the program, press
*prgm* and then search for the program **QUAD**
- Hit enter on
**QUAD** and follow the steps.