#### Answer

No solution

#### Work Step by Step

$.5x^2+1=0$
$.5x^2+1-1=0-1$
$.5x^2=-1$
$.5x^2*2=-1*2$
$x^2=-2$ (no real number solutions)

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Prentice Hall

ISBN 10:
0133500403

ISBN 13:
978-0-13350-040-0

No solution

$.5x^2+1=0$
$.5x^2+1-1=0-1$
$.5x^2=-1$
$.5x^2*2=-1*2$
$x^2=-2$ (no real number solutions)

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