# 4x^2-17x+4

• Feb 5th 2009, 01:47 AM
positiveion
4x^2-17x+4
I am not sure how to solve this. Help please?
• Feb 5th 2009, 01:50 AM
princess_21
Quote:

Originally Posted by positiveion
I am not sure how to solve this. Help please?

$
4x^2-17x+4
$

factor first.

$(4x-1)(x-4)=0$

$4x-1=0 | x-4=0$

$x=\frac{1}{4}$

or
$x=4$
• Feb 5th 2009, 01:51 AM
james_bond
Do you know the Quadratic formula? I suppose no so you should learn it! (You can't solve problems like this without it.)