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  • 5 years ago

Solve this quadratic equation using the quadratic formula. x^2 + 8x - 5 = 0

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  1. anonymous
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    x= -7.32 or x= -0.685 Hope this helps!

  2. anonymous
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    hi, can you put that in fraction form please?? Thanks for the answer tho :)

  3. anonymous
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    (-8 +/- √44)/2

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    Thanks :)

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    I agree with everything except under the squareroot it should be an 84. sqrt(b^2-4ac) and c is negative so you end up with sqrt(64+20)

  6. anonymous
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    Yes, you are right. I made a mistake there. The answer within the square root should be 84, not 44.

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