## tej18 3 years ago [9.05] Part 1: Create your own quadratic equation that cannot be solved by factoring, but can be solved using the quadratic formula. Identify the values of a, b, and c, and find the solutions using the quadratic formula. Show all work to receive credit. Part 2: Using complete sentences, explain how you know that the equation from Part 1 cannot be solved by factoring, but can be solved by using the quadratic formula.

1. tej18

i need help i am confused :(

2. cwrw238

x^2 - x - 7 = 0 a = 1, b = -1 and c = -7 subvstitute these values in the formula x =[ -b + sqrt(b^2 - 4ac) ] / 2a and x =[ -b - sqrt(b^2 - 4ac) ] / 2a to find the solutions

3. cwrw238

can you do that?

4. tej18

can i just have the answer cause my cousin is doing an online course and she needs help

5. tej18

@cwrw238

6. mathgirl2012

@cwrw238

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8. mathgirl2012

i got 3.195 and -2.195 are those right

9. mathgirl2012

is it

10. cwrw238

yes wd

11. mathgirl2012

thank you so much you helped me immensely. can i ask your help for more questions in a couple of minutes.

12. cwrw238

i have to do some chores for a while but i'll be able to help in about 10 minutes

13. mathgirl2012

ok thx so much you helped me get 100 percent