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3p^2+12p2=0 how do you solve this problem? I need all the steps please and thank you.
 one year ago
 one year ago
3p^2+12p2=0 how do you solve this problem? I need all the steps please and thank you.
 one year ago
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agentx5Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
You have to use the Quadradic Formula here, it's not solvable by factoring: \[x=\frac{b\pm \sqrt{b^24ac}}{2a}\]
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agentx5Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
To be clear that's for the standard form: ax^2 + bx + c = 0 a = 3 b = 12 c = 2 See how that works? Yes, you will get two answers, as you should (because of the x\(^2\))
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If what is under the radical/squareroot above is negative you'd have two imaginary roots, thankfully you won't here. But you will have squareroots (or fractional powers if you prefer) in your final answers.
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kitsune0724Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
is it \[x=12\pm \sqrt{120} \over 6\]
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