Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 9 - Quadratic Functions and Equations - 9-3 Solving Quadratic Equations - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 551: 12


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Work Step by Step

First, we have to subtract 4 on each side of the problem: $x^2 + 4 = 0$ - 4 -4 So we then get $x^2 = -4$. Now we must square root on both sides, but it is impossible to square root -4, so our answer would be no solution.
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