Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 11 - Section 11.1 - Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square - Exercise Set: 22

Answer

$y=\frac{-1}{2}\pm\frac{5}{4}i$

Work Step by Step

$(4y+2)^2=-25$ $\sqrt(4y+2)^2=\pm\sqrt-25$ $4y+2=\pm5i$ $4y=-2\pm5i$ $y=\frac{-1}{2}\pm\frac{5}{4}i$
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