Wednesday

April 1, 2015

April 1, 2015

Posted by **Anonymous** on Tuesday, March 31, 2009 at 10:26pm.

1.) it intersects the x-axis at two distinct points.

2.) it lies entirely below the x-axis

3.) it lies entirely above the x-axis

4.) it is tangent to the x-axis

i think the answer is choice 1 but i'm not quite sure. can you please help me?

- 11th grade Algebra II -
**Reiny**, Tuesday, March 31, 2009 at 10:31pmno

for 1.) the roots would have to be real, but different

The graph will intersect at the roots

since the roots are equal, the graph will have two equal intersection points, or in other words, it will just touch the x-axis.

so it must be tangent to the x-axis, thus 4)

- 11th grade Algebra II -
**Anonymous**, Tuesday, March 31, 2009 at 10:34pmThank you once again!!! :)

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

can someone please help me? - simplify the following expressions involving ...

Help with Math - How would i determine the values of 'k' if the graph y=2x^2-2x+...

maths2 - Use the discriminant to determine the number of real roots the equation...

mathematics - Use the discriminant to determine the number of real roots the ...

Pre-Calc/Trig... - Helpp needed, this is sort of confusing me. Describe the ...

ALGEBRA 1 - Please check for me.Without drawing the graph of the given equation ...

ALGEBRA 1 - Please check for me.Without drawing the graph of the given equation ...

algebra - Determine the value(s) of k for which x^2+(k-2)x-2k=0 has equal and ...

algebra - Which of the following best describe the graph of a quadratic equation...

Gr.11 - Rational functions graphing. - 1. Identify a rational function whose ...