Posted by **Margie** on Tuesday, January 30, 2007 at 5:55pm.

Solve by factoring:

One of the solutions to the quadratic equation 2x^2 - 9x – 5 is -1/2.

What is the other solution?

2x^2 - 9x – 5 = (2x + 1)(x - 5)

So, it's x = 5.

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