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anonymous
 3 years ago
Can someone solve this quadratic equation x^2/3x5/3?
anonymous
 3 years ago
Can someone solve this quadratic equation x^2/3x5/3?

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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is it \[\frac{x^2}{3}x+\frac{5}{3}=0\]?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0holy crap use perenthesis

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@satellite73 You got it right just change the +5/3 to 5/3

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if so, start by multiplying everything by \(3\) to get \[x^23x5=0\]

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[1/3\,{x}^{2}x5/3\] that is what maple translates it to

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0unfortunately i don't think this one factors, as a matter of fact i am sure it does not

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so you have to use the quadratic formula

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so complete the square :) Also i think it is a good idea to say expression=0 when you say solve. Other wise we imply you mean = to 0

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@timo86m Yeah this is my first time using open study so im trying to my best, lol bare with me. Okay can you show me step by step how to complete the square?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0use \[x=\frac{b\pm\sqrt{b^24ac}}{2a}\] with \(a=1,b=3,c=5\) i would not complete the square for this one

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0satallite already started in quadratic formula instead

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if you want to complete the square, which the quadratic formula does for you in one step, you have to start with \[x^23x=5\] then take half of 3, which is \(\frac{3}{2}\) and write \[(x\frac{3}{2})^2=5+\frac{9}{4}=\frac{27}{4}\] and so \[x\frac{3}{2}=\pm\frac{\sqrt{27}}{2}\] making \[x=\frac{3\pm\sqrt{27}}{2}\]

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0altho i am pretty sure you will have to learn completing the square sooner or later :)

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0except i made a mistake, \(5+\frac{9}{4}=\frac{29}{4}\)

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok, thank you guys! :) @timo86m @satellite73

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0in any case if the middle term is odd,(3\) is odd, then it is easier to use the quadratic formula
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