# [SOLVED] Factor

• July 29th 2009, 02:32 PM
diddledabble
[SOLVED] Factor
$r^{2}-6r+6=0$
This might result in an $i$ root. I am not sure just stuck.
• July 29th 2009, 02:39 PM
Plato
Do you know the quadratic formula?
$\frac{6\pm\sqrt{36-24}}{2}$
• July 29th 2009, 02:45 PM
diddledabble
That isn't it
It needs to result in a whole number.
• July 29th 2009, 03:18 PM
Plato
Quote:

Originally Posted by diddledabble
It needs to result in a whole number.

I take it from that reply, I take it that you do not yet use the quadratic formula.
I gave you the two roots. And no they do not have to be whole numbers.
• July 29th 2009, 07:05 PM
mr fantastic
Quote:

Originally Posted by Plato
Do you know the quadratic formula?
$\frac{6\pm\sqrt{36-24}}{2}$

Just to add something for the OP: