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    Finding Solutions for Variable A and B

    The equation 2x^2+17x+3=0 has two solutions A and B where AB

    I'm not sure how to go about it being unable to factor it.
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    Use the formula for the quadratic roots:

    \Delta=b^2-4ac where a=2, \ b=17, \ c=3

    and x_{1,2}=\frac{-b\pm\sqrt{\Delta}}{2a}
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    Thank you
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