Functions Modeling Change: A Preparation for Calculus, 5th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1118583191
ISBN 13: 978-1-11858-319-7

Chapter 3 - Quadratic Functions - 3.2 The Vertex of a Parabola - Exercises and Problems for Section 3.2 - Skill Refresher - Page 127: S10



Work Step by Step

Using the quadratic formula, we find: $$ q=\frac{-4\pm \sqrt{4^2-4\cdot \:2\left(-13\right)}}{2\cdot \:2} \\ q=\frac{-2+\sqrt{30}}{2},\:q=\frac{-2-\sqrt{30}}{2}$$
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