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September 2, 2014

September 2, 2014

Posted by **Anonymous** on Thursday, November 15, 2007 at 4:15pm.

For what values of p could the expression 100 divided by p-squared -16 not be evaluated. Explain your answer.

Thanks

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**Reiny**, Thursday, November 15, 2007 at 4:50pmlet the amount she had be $x

then she spent (1/5) and (1/5)(4/5)x

the sum of that is 36.

Can you take it from there?

for your second part

remember that the only way that 100/(p^2-16) cannot have a value is when we divide by zero.

so when is p^2 - 16 = 0???

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