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anonymous
 3 years ago
Help me solve? I'm not even sure where to begin...
x^2+5x+3=0
anonymous
 3 years ago
Help me solve? I'm not even sure where to begin... x^2+5x+3=0

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phi
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It looks like you need to use the quadratic formula http://www.purplemath.com/modules/quadform.htm or use "completing the square"

phi
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Have you learned either of these ?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes but I have not used them in a while...

phi
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0this video shows how http://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/quadratics/quadratic_formula/v/usingthequadraticformula

phi
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if you more problems like this, I would watch the video, because once you learn it, the problems go quickly.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I have watched that video before.

phi
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok, can you say what is a, b, and c in x^2+5x+3=0

phi
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if you don't know, watch the first 3 minutes again.

phi
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0close, but a , b and c are only the numbers, not the letters a=1 (the number in front of x^2 is 1 if you don't see a number) b=5 c=3

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh, you are a life saver! Thank you so much :)
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