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Posted by **Becky** on Friday, March 21, 2008 at 4:04pm.

-2x^2+3x-7=0

What is the value of the discriminant?

Which one of the statements below is correct?

The equation has two imaginary solutions.

The equation has one real solution.

The equation has two real solutions.

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**Reiny**, Friday, March 21, 2008 at 5:30pmfirst of all, I always have my quadratic equations start with a positive coefficient of the square term, so...

2x^2 - 3x + 7 = 0

disc.= 9 - 4(2)(7) = -47

Depending of the value of this discriminant, your text book should have the basic and most fundamental information about the nature of the roots.

Let us know what you have decided as to the 3 choices.

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**Becky**, Friday, March 21, 2008 at 5:37pmI would choose a - the equation has two imaginary soluations. Is this right?

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