Posted by
Lee on
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Find the real solutions of the equation.
8x^317x^2+7x=0

algebra 
drwls,
Factor out the x term, then solve the quadratic in the usual way.
(x)(8x^2 +17x 7) = 0
(x)
x = 0 and (1/16)[17 +/sqrt513]
x = 0, 0.3531, 2.4781

algebra 
Lee,
thank you