Find [m] such that the sum of solutions of the equation is equal to 0, and the product is equal to 4. My solution: But no real solution. How to solve this?
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Originally Posted by Alex2103 Find [m] such that the sum of solutions of the equation is equal to 0, and the product is equal to 4. My solution: But no real solution. How to solve this? Nothing in the problem statement says that the solutions need to be real. Looks good to me. -Dan
If a and b are the roots of , then and . If you require that "the sum of the roots is equal to 0, and the product is equal to 4" then you must have [itex]-2- m- m^2= 0[/tex] and [tex]m^2= 4[tex]. has two roots and one of them will satisfy .
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