I keep making some type of mistake on this problem, can someone please show how to work it out? I think maybe I get the signs mixed up. I am supposed to work it using the quadratic formula.

s^2 = 9 + s(1-2s)

Thanks!!

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- May 18th 2010, 04:05 PMdwatkins741Question: Quadratic Formula
I keep making some type of mistake on this problem, can someone please show how to work it out? I think maybe I get the signs mixed up. I am supposed to work it using the quadratic formula.

s^2 = 9 + s(1-2s)

Thanks!! - May 18th 2010, 04:09 PMpickslides

can you finish it? - May 19th 2010, 02:59 PMdwatkins741Now I get it
I wasn't distributing the s before using the quadratic formula. Thanks so much!!