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Hero
 one year ago
Best 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

Kagome_gurl8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Oh, thank you very much :)

Hero
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1When in doubt, compute the discriminant to see if this is even has any real solution

Hero
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1b^2  4ac = (1)^2  4(1)(5) = 1  20 = 19 No real solution

Kagome_gurl8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Thats what i got also, i wanted to make sure i was doing it right. :)
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