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: 11

Answer

$s=-\displaystyle \frac{1}{2}$ or $s=3$

Work Step by Step

We solve by factoring: $2s^{2}=5s+3$ $2s^{2}-5s-3=0$ $(2s+1)(s-3)=0$ $2s+1=0$ or $s-3=0$ So we have: $s=-\displaystyle \frac{1}{2}$ or $s=3$
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