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anonymous
 2 years ago
Using the quadratic function, provide the x intercepts of x^2+4x21
Can someone just tell me what the quadratic function is..?
anonymous
 2 years ago
Using the quadratic function, provide the x intercepts of x^2+4x21 Can someone just tell me what the quadratic function is..?

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myininaya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The quadratic function you have is x^2+4x21 The graph will be a parabola

myininaya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1To find the xintercepts, set your quadratic expression(function) equal to 0. Then solve for x.

anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hmm thats what i did @myininaya and i got x = 7 and 3 but the teacher wrote 2 and use quadratic function..

myininaya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1What is 2 suppose to be ? Your xintercepts are correct for this quadratic function.

anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh im just saying he took off 2 points and wrote use quadratic function.

myininaya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Does he mean formula?

myininaya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The quadratic formula is \[x=\frac{b \pm \sqrt{b^24ac}}{2a} \]

anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh if you do the quadratic function you get 3 and 7. Can you check that for me? @myininaya

anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0actually, never mind. I see his point but you could have just done (x+7) (x3) and gotten the intercepts that way.

anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do you write it as (3,0) and (7,0) though?

myininaya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yep You could have factored or used the quadratic formula.

myininaya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1It is more proper to say the xintercepts are (3,0) and (7,0) I would say it is informal to say they are 3 and 7
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