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 2 years ago
Only one question I cannot figue out. can someone help please.
What are the solutions?
1/2x^2+ 2x + 3 =0
 2 years ago
Only one question I cannot figue out. can someone help please. What are the solutions? 1/2x^2+ 2x + 3 =0

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freakeo98
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0subtract 3 from both sides

bmxrider
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what like terms, sorry I am having a lot of problems with this.

freakeo98
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lol dude its ok, equations can be confusing to some

freakeo98
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{ 1 }{ 2 }x^2+2x+3=0 thats what ur starting out with\]

freakeo98
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thats what ur starting with *

bmxrider
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0right. Than you want to get the three to the other side right.

freakeo98
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0u can do that first. the thing with equations is that there is no direct way of solving it. there r many ways. just make sure what ever u are doing, make sure it mathimatically makes sense

freakeo98
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0good, now simplify 1/2^x+2x

bmxrider
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0here is my problem and were I am stuck. Should I try and get rid of the 1/2?

freakeo98
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do u have a calculator?

freakeo98
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lol its ok. do u have a graphing calculator?

freakeo98
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok. put 1 divided by 2 and square it

freakeo98
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0there should be a calculator online

bmxrider
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I really need help on this to finish a test! last question.

CliffSedge
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@freak098 , you clearly do not understand the question  none of what you said is valid here.

CliffSedge
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0This is a quadratic equation, and doesn't look factorable at first glance. Quadratic formula is your best option.

bmxrider
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think you use the quadratic formula. Am I correct?

CliffSedge
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Quadratic formula always works, so is typically the weapon of choice in this situation. A good way to start though, is to multiply everything by 2 first to clear the fraction.

bmxrider
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.02(1/2x^2+2x+3=0(2) x^2+4x+6=0 correct?

CliffSedge
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yeah, then use the QF on that.

bmxrider
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok. I think I got it now. It was the 1/2 I was confused on. Thank you very much.

CliffSedge
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No problem. When I tried it, I was getting nonreal answers, so don't be surprised about that.
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