Okay, so I used the quadratic formula to solve the following equation: I came up with 3 +/- i after reducing. My question is, if the quadratic formula applies to this equation, did I get the correct answer?
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Originally Posted by wrongnmbr Okay, so I used the quadratic formula to solve the following equation: I came up with 3 +/- i after reducing. My question is, if the quadratic formula applies to this equation, did I get the correct answer? You should have a different co-efficient for Yes, it's a quadratic equation and the quadratic formula applies. Can you try it again?
Using I got
Using I get which is the same result as CuriosityCabinet's once simplified. The quadratic formula applies to all quadratics, you probably just made a minor numerical error somewhere.
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