# Math Help - algebra

1. ## algebra

(x + 1) + (x square + 1)

2. Originally Posted by noel camilleri
(x + 1) + (x square + 1)
$(x + 1) + (x^2 + 1)$

$x^2 + x + 2$

That's about all you can do with this equation. It really has no solution. If you tried to solve it using the quadratic formula, you will get no solution. Is that how the question is worded?

3. hi could anyone help please
what is
p squared - 2p + 1 = 0
thanks

4. Originally Posted by nardu
$(p-1)(p-1)$
$p^2-p-p+1$
$p^2-2p+1$