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anonymous
 one year ago
Discriminant help?
anonymous
 one year ago
Discriminant help?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Find the value of the discriminant for the quadratic equation below. Show all steps needed to write the answer in simplest form, including substituting the values of a, b, and c in the discriminant formula. Then use the value to determine how many real number solutions each equation has. x^2 + 6x  3 = 0

kropot72
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Do you know the formula for the discriminant?

kropot72
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1In the general expression for a quadratic \[\large ax^{2}+bx+c=0\] the discriminant is \[\large b^{2}4ac\] In the given quadratic, a = 1; b = 6 and c = 3 Now you just need to plug in these values.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0my final answer would be 48?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0at the end of the question it says " Then use the value to determine how many real number solutions each equation has."

kropot72
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The value of the discriminant is positive, but is not a perfect square. Therefore there are two real roots which are irrational and unequal.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thats all i need to do right?
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