I understand how to solve for the discriminant, however I do not understand when there is no "B" in the problem.

For example, 5x^2 - 7 = 0

5 = A

- 7 = C

How would I figure out what B is?

Thank you!

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- December 1st 2012, 12:49 PMtacSolving the Discriminant without "B" in the problem
I understand how to solve for the discriminant, however I do not understand when there is no "B" in the problem.

For example, 5x^2 - 7 = 0

5 = A

- 7 = C

How would I figure out what B is?

Thank you! - December 1st 2012, 12:49 PMskeeterRe: Solving the Discriminant without "B" in the problem
b = 0

- December 1st 2012, 01:03 PMtacRe: Solving the Discriminant without "B" in the problem
Thank you! I was really over analyzing!