Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 10 - Quadratic Equations - 10.1 - Quadratic Equations - Problem Set 10.1: 78

Answer

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Work Step by Step

This can be simplified to: $(x-4)^2 = -12$. Since you cannot possibly square a number to get a negative number, there is no real number solution.
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