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P.nut1996
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Help me solve? I'm not even sure where to begin...
x^2+5x+3=0
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P.nut1996 Group Title
Help me solve? I'm not even sure where to begin... x^2+5x+3=0
 one year ago
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P.nut1996 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[x ^{2}+5x+3=0\]
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phi Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
It looks like you need to use the quadratic formula http://www.purplemath.com/modules/quadform.htm or use "completing the square"
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Have you learned either of these ?
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P.nut1996 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Yes but I have not used them in a while...
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phi Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
this video shows how http://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/quadratics/quadratic_formula/v/usingthequadraticformula
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phi Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
if you more problems like this, I would watch the video, because once you learn it, the problems go quickly.
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P.nut1996 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I have watched that video before.
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phi Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok, can you say what is a, b, and c in x^2+5x+3=0
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phi Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
if you don't know, watch the first 3 minutes again.
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P.nut1996 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[a=x^2, b=5x, c=3\]
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phi Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
close, 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
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P.nut1996 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[1+5+3=0??\]
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Oh, you are a life saver! Thank you so much :)
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