Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 9 - Quadratic Functions and Equations - 9-3 Solving Quadratic Equations - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 564: 25


$g = ±\frac{5}{2}$

Work Step by Step

First, let's divide $4$ from each side. $g^2 = \frac{25}{4}$ $ \frac{25}{4}$ is either $ \frac{5}{2}$ multiplied by itself, or $ -\frac{5}{2}$multiplied by itself. If we square root both sides, we get $g = ±\frac{5}{2}$
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