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December 17, 2014

Posted by **Bailee Morris** on Friday, November 22, 2013 at 1:36am.

2x^2 – 16x + 32 = 0

How do I solve this, I'm kinda new to quadratics and there confusing >.>

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**Steve**, Friday, November 22, 2013 at 6:24amthey're, not there.

first, factor out the 2 so you have smaller numbers to work with

2(x^2-8x+16) = 0

Now you want two numbers which add to -8 and multiply to +16

-4 and -4 fit the bill, so

2(x-4)(x-4) = 0

Now the answer is clear. x=4 is a double root.

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