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anonymous
 one year ago
Determine whether the quadratic equation has real solutions or imaginary solutions by solving the equation.
1/2x^2 +12=4
anonymous
 one year ago
Determine whether the quadratic equation has real solutions or imaginary solutions by solving the equation. 1/2x^2 +12=4

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0First set your equation equal to zero so you can solve

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So subtract 4 from each side.

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ax^2 + bx + c = 0 calculate the b^2  4ac term that is seen under the root in the quadratic formula the value of that will tell you the answer

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i though that you were supposed to get the x^2 by it's self @swagmaster47

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@sereen2001 It doesnt matter as long as you find the value of the discriminant, which I have forgotten to use instead.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Could I set it equal to x^2 instead. That's how my teacher does it and I would refer to do it that way instead if thats okay
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