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    Post [SOLVED] Factor

    r^{2}-6r+6=0
    This might result in an i root. I am not sure just stuck.
    Last edited by mr fantastic; July 29th 2009 at 06:01 PM. Reason: Restored original question.
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    Do you know the quadratic formula?
    \frac{6\pm\sqrt{36-24}}{2}
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    That isn't it

    It needs to result in a whole number.
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    Quote Originally Posted by diddledabble View Post
    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.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Plato View Post
    Do you know the quadratic formula?
    \frac{6\pm\sqrt{36-24}}{2}
    Just to add something for the OP:

    Read this: The Quadratic Formula Explained

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