Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 8 - Review: 12


one real solution

Work Step by Step

When the discriminant is zero, the quadratic equation will have one real solution. The quadratic formula, with a discriminant of zero, would look like: $x=\frac{-b \pm \sqrt 0}{2a}$ or just $x=\frac{-b}{2a}$ since $\pm0$ doesn't change the value.
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