Elementary Algebra

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

Chapter 10 - Quadratic Equations - 10.3 - Quadratic Formula - Problem Set 10.3: 51

Answer

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Work Step by Step

The friend is absolutely correct. Plugging in 0 for b in the quadratic formula, this quadratic equation can be solved like any other quadratic equation using the quadratic formula. While this is not the easiest way to solve the equation, it is certainly valid.
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