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  • 4 years ago

Use the Quadratic Formula to solve the equation. 6 + 6x – x^2 = 0

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  1. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    i got an answer involving a square root and got it wrong :(

  2. Mertsj
    • 4 years ago
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    \[x=\frac{-6\pm \sqrt{6^2-4(-1)(6)}}{-2}\]

  3. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    after that i got (-6+-√60)/2

  4. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    do you think the final answer should be (-6+-2√15)/2

  5. Mertsj
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    \[x=\frac{-6\pm \sqrt{60}}{-2}\]

  6. Mertsj
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    \[x=\frac{-6\pm2\sqrt{15}}{-2}\]

  7. anonymous
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    should i divide the 6 by 2?

  8. anonymous
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    -6/-2?

  9. Mertsj
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    \[x=3\pm \sqrt{15}\]

  10. anonymous
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    i was under the impression i was not to touch the number that is next to the radical if it is not seperated by a +- sign

  11. Mertsj
    • 4 years ago
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    You have two terms in the numerator. They can be reduced individually

  12. anonymous
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    oo ok, thanks for your help

  13. Mertsj
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    \[x=\frac{-6}{-2}\pm\frac{2\sqrt{15}}{-2}\]

  14. Mertsj
    • 4 years ago
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    yw

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