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Use the Quadratic Formula to solve the equation.
–x2 – x – 5 = 0
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Use the Quadratic Formula to solve the equation. –x2 – x – 5 = 0
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HeroBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[–x^2 – x – 5 = 0\] 1st I would factor out 1: \[(x^2 + x + 5) = 0\] Then divide both sides by 1 \[x^2 + x + 5 = 0\] Now I would use quadratic formula: \[x = \frac{b \pm \sqrt{b^2  4ac}}{2a}\] a = 1, b = 1, c = 5
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Kagome_gurl8Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Oh, thank you very much :)
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HeroBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
When in doubt, compute the discriminant to see if this is even has any real solution
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HeroBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
b^2  4ac = (1)^2  4(1)(5) = 1  20 = 19 No real solution
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Kagome_gurl8Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Thats what i got also, i wanted to make sure i was doing it right. :)
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