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anonymous
 4 years ago
What are the solutions of x2 + 5x − 24 = 0? Show all work for full credit.
anonymous
 4 years ago
What are the solutions of x2 + 5x − 24 = 0? Show all work for full credit.

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do it by factorizing...

hartnn
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2hint : split the middle term as 8x3x

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0break 5x in two terms.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0would it be −b±/b^2  4ac  2a

hartnn
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2thats using Quadratic formula...are u asked to use that ? if not factorizing will be better approach

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ya its asking for quadratic formula

hartnn
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Compare your quadratic equation with \(ax^2+bx+c=0\) find a,b,c then the two roots of x are: \(\huge{x=\frac{b \pm \sqrt{b^24ac}}{2a}}\)

hartnn
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2so, first tell me what u get for a,b,c.

hartnn
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2no, 'a' is the coefficient of x^2 here u have 1x^2 so a=.... ?

hartnn
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2are u sure about the value of 'c' ?

hartnn
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2correct, now just plug in the values of a,b,c in that quadratic formula

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0−b±/b^2  4ac  2a 5 +/5^2  4 * 1 * 24  2 5 +/ 25  96  2

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.05 /5^2  4 * 1 * 24  2 5 / 25  96  2

hartnn
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2remember that c=24 so \(b^24ac = 254(1)(24) = 25+96=...?\)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i cant believe i keep messing that up

hartnn
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2everything else was correct.

hartnn
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2yes, and \(\sqrt{121}=..?\)

hartnn
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2yes, and (511)/2 =... ?

hartnn
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2thats correct, so 2 roots are 3 and 8.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok thank u for all ur help
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