solve the following quadratic equation , solution in the form a) b) thanks ps : for a i got completely messed up. for b i got but the answer from the maths book was
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This is the procedure; and solving this equation for x you get the quadratic formula.
Last edited by Krahl; Dec 21st 2009 at 10:50 AM.
thanks for the help, but i found out that is more easy to just take about the coeffecient of x out as a common factor, complete the sqaure, then just multiply it back in
stuffed the question up...
Last edited by jgv115; Dec 22nd 2009 at 12:10 AM.
Same thing. Take out 2 as a common factor then divide coefficient by 2 and square. Coefficient divide by 2: Square: Now complete the square by dividing the coefficient by 2 Can you do it from here. Do you understand everything I'm doing?
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