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  • one year ago

Harry is trying to solve the equation y = 2x2 − x − 6 using the quadratic formula. He has made an error in one of the steps below. Find the step where Harry went wrong. Step 1: x equals the negative of negative 1 plus or minus the square root of the quantity negative one squared minus 4 times 2 times negative six, end quantity, all over 2 times 2. Step 2: x equals the negative of negative 1 plus or minus the square root of negative one plus forty-eight all over two times 2. Step 3: x equals the negative of negative 1 plus or minus the square root of forty-seven all over two times 2.

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    Step 4: x equals 1 plus or minus the square root of forty-seven all over 4.

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