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identify the solutions to the equation 3x^24x=2 when you solve by using the quadratic formula



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Mertsj
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First add 2 to both sides so you can have the equation in the correct form.

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Then you will see that a = 3, b = 4 and c = 2

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Now plug those values into the quadratic formula.

ofree18
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which is?

Mertsj
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\[x=\frac{b \pm \sqrt{b ^{2}4ac}}{2a}\]

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the options look like this

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dw:1327793835199:dw

BlingBlong
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No real solutions to your probelm

BlingBlong
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thus just write that unless your teacher specified that he wants you to answer in imaginary numbers

ofree18
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no it is one of those answers

ofree18
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yes it can be imaginary

myininaya
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\[x=\frac{(4) \pm \sqrt{(4)^24(3)(2)}}{2(3)}\]

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same thing as before simplify

ofree18
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what do i do with the squareroot of8?

myininaya
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\[\sqrt{8}=i \sqrt{8}= i \sqrt{4} \sqrt{2} =i (2) \sqrt{2}=2 i \sqrt{2}\]