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anonymous

  • 5 years ago

When it says find the discriminant of each quadratic function equation then state the number and type of solution, what do they mean?

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  1. amistre64
    • 5 years ago
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    the discriminant...discriminates between values

  2. amistre64
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    your square the middle# and subtract (4)(first#)(last#) and get a value

  3. amistre64
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    if that value is greater than 0; there are 2 roots you can find if that value equals 0; then there is only 1 root to find if that value is less than 0 (a negatvie value); then there are no 'real' roots

  4. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    The discriminant is the thing that's inside the square root, when you're using the quadratic formlua :) (i.e. amistre64's 2nd answer)

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