Shivansh P.

asked • 07/03/15

Determine the type and number of solutions of 3x^2+6x+4=0

Determine the type and number of solutions of 3x2+6x+4=0
Please answer, thank you very much for your help

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Michael J. answered • 07/03/15

Effective High School STEM Tutor & CUNY Math Peer Leader

Shivansh P.

Are they real solutions or imaginary?


Michael J.

To determine whether they are real or imaginary, we examine the square-root part in the quadratic formula (aka the discriminant).
b2 - 4ac ≥ 0    ---->  real solution
b2 - 4ac < 0    ---->  imaginary solution


Andrew M. answered • 07/04/15

Mathematics - Algebra a Specialty / F.I.T. Grad - B.S. w/Honors

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