Posted by **Kevin** on Sunday, July 3, 2011 at 4:12pm.

solve using quadratic formula

p²+5p-5=0

- Algebra II -
**Damon**, Sunday, July 3, 2011 at 4:15pm
p = [ -5 +/- sqrt(25+20) ]/2

p = -2.5 +/- .5 sqrt(45)

p - -2.5 +/- 1.5 sqrt(5)

- Algebra II -
**Lamont**, Sunday, July 3, 2011 at 4:30pm
p=1.381

p=3.628

is what I came up with...

- Algebra II -
**Damon**, Sunday, July 3, 2011 at 5:45pm
I don't think so but put your values back in and see if they work.

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