College Algebra 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305115546
ISBN 13: 978-1-30511-554-5

Chapter 1, Equations and Graphs - Section 1.4 - Solving Quadratic Equations - 1.4 Exercises: 61

Answer

No real solutions.

Work Step by Step

We find the discriminant: $D=b^{2}-4ac=(5)^{2}-4(4)(\displaystyle \frac{13}{8})=25-26=-1<0$ The discriminant is negative, so there are no real solutions.
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