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Posted by **Lisa H** on Tuesday, September 8, 2009 at 1:01pm.

What is the value of the discriminant?

Which one of the statements below is correct?

A. The equation has two imaginary solutions.

B. The equation has two real solutions.

C. The equation has one real solution.

- College Algebra 2 -
**MathMate**, Tuesday, September 8, 2009 at 1:37pmThe discriminant for the equation

Ax+By+C=0

is sqrt(B²-4AC)

If the quantity under the square-root sign is >0, there are two real roots. If it is zero, there is one real root, in fact, two coincident real roots. If it is negative, the equation has two imaginary roots.

Post you answer if you need a check.

- College Algebra 2 -
**carol**, Sunday, September 27, 2009 at 7:23pm-2x^2+2x+1=0 what is the discriminant?

- College Algebra 2 -
**mssmith**, Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 3:50pmfor the following equation state the value of the discriminant and then describe the nature of the solutions 5x^2-2x+2=0

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