I need to find the discriminant of the equations and give the number and type of solutions of the equation??

Please help

x^2 + 6x - 16 =0

2x^2 + 5x - 7=0

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- Oct 27th 2005, 07:29 PMbwalters302help me out
I need to find the discriminant of the equations and give the number and type of solutions of the equation??

Please help

x^2 + 6x - 16 =0

2x^2 + 5x - 7=0 - Oct 28th 2005, 09:07 AMedcityQuote:

Originally Posted by**bwalters302**

For equation 1,

D = (6)^2 - 4(1)(-16) = 100

As D>0 and a>0

It is an equation with two real and different roots.

For equation 2,

D = (5)^2 -4(2)(-7) = 81

As D>0, a>0

This is an equation with two real and different roots.