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Posted by **carlos lopez** on Monday, February 4, 2008 at 8:11pm.

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**bobpursley**, Monday, February 4, 2008 at 8:14pmThe quadratic equation always works,but factoring can do it also, if the factors are easy.

http://www.purplemath.com/modules/solvquad.htm

- algebra -
**drwls**, Monday, February 4, 2008 at 8:18pmPut it in the form ax^2 + bx + c = 0

If you cannot factor it easily into two momialsw, then use this "quadratic equation" for the two solutions.

x = [-b +/- sqrt(b^2-4ac)]/2a

+/- means "plus or minus"

"sqrt" means "square root of"

They should me teaching you thisw equation as part of your algebra course.

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