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    Quadratic Relations

    How would you solve

    (1/5) - 5 = 0
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    Quote Originally Posted by JennRevina View Post
    How would you solve

    (1/5) - 5 = 0
    uhhh ...

    \left(\frac{1}{5}\right)^2 - 5 \neq 0

    did you miss a variable somewhere?
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    Oh, had a typo.

    Here's the question;
    (1/5)x - 5 = 0

    Yeah, sorry.
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    multiply by 5 ...

    x^2 - 25 = 0

    can you finish from here?
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    Mhm.
    Thanks.
    I guess I just wasnt thinking.
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