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ALGEBRA
how do i solve this linear equation: 3x/4 + 6 = -12 (3x over 4 is a fraction) and this quadratic equation..... -4x squared = 0??
September 10, 2009 by ggift

maths
The following quadratic equation has the integer solutions x^2+5x-6=0 what is the positive solution of the equation
March 29, 2011 by elizabeth

Math
Could someone help me with this equation? Use the quadratic formula to solve the equation... 2x^2 - x = -10
June 10, 2010 by Punkie

Equation
-4x (little 2) =0 Not sure what name the technique means. I know this is a Quadratic Equation.
June 19, 2010 by Lisa

Algebra1 HELP PLEASE
The solutions to a quadratic equation are -1 and 7. What is the equation of its axis of symmetry?
July 3, 2013 by lisa

maths
quadratic equation solve the equation by factorization 27x^2 - 126x = 0 So x=? or x=?
August 1, 2013 by gean

Algebra
Please show me how to solve this problem. 8/x^2-16 + 3/4 = 1/x-4 multiply each of the terms by x^2, collect your like terms and bring them all to the left side. You will have a quadratic equation. BTW, since you did not use brackets I will assume your last term is (1/x)-4 and ...
May 8, 2007 by Marie

Algebra help
Match the equation 4x^6-2x^3+1=0. With a substitution from the column that could be used to reduced the equation to quadratic form: a) u=x^-1/3 b) u=x^1/3 c) u=x^-2 d) u=x^2 e) u=x^-2/3 f) u=x^3 g) u=x^2/3 h) u= x^4
March 24, 2011 by Miguel

Algebra help
Match the equation 4x^6-2x^3+1=0. With a substitution from the column that could be used to reduced the equation to quadratic form: a) u=x^-1/3 b) u=x^1/3 c) u=x^-2 d) u=x^2 e) u=x^-2/3 f) u=x^3 g) u=x^2/3 h) u= x^4
March 24, 2011 by Miguel

math,help,algebra I
I need help can someone help me get unstuck and let me know if i am correct.thank you. solve by completing the square. 4x^2+2x-3=0 this is what i am doing: i used the quadratic equation. so where i am is in this step: x = (-2 (+-) sqrt (-44))/(8) from this point i am stuck: ...
April 14, 2007 by jasmine20

Chemistry
What is the pH of a 1.0E-8 M solution of HCl? Please note that you cannot simply add the contribution of H+ ions from the autoproteolysis of water and the contribution from the dissociation of HCl. You will need to use the quadratic equation to solve this problem and report ...
September 3, 2010 by Joel

math
Use quadratic formula to solve each equation 3k^2+6=6 I get 3/2 but I can't seem to get the other half of the equation such as x=3.7 or .26 etc...
May 21, 2011 by beli

algebra2
If the discriminant of a quadratic equation is equal to zero, how many real solutions does the equation have? A. 0 B. 1 C. 2 D. 3 please help!!
June 25, 2012 by laltk

algebra1please look over THANK YOU
The solutions to a quadratic equation are -1 and 7. What is the equation of its axis of symmetry? I GOT 3 is that right
July 3, 2013 by lisa

quadratic equation
what's the positive root of the following equation x(square)=7x+8
February 8, 2012 by tanya

quadriatic equation
solve and check each of the following quadratic equation (1)x^+x-6=0 (2)x^+8x+15=0 (3)x^+2x+1=0 (4)x^-3x-4=0 (5)x^-4x-32=0
February 15, 2012 by tanya

algebra
Hi Dear Jiskha team, I have Algebra homework and I will need some help. The homework is following: Suppose you are using a computer to draw a face on a coordinate plane. The eyes are at (–3, 3) and (3, 3). The tip of the nose is at the origin. To make a smiling mouth, you are ...
February 22, 2012 by Lily

College Algebra
Solve the following equation in the complex number system x^4+x^3+4x^2+10x-60=0 College Algebra - Reiny, Monday, January 2, 2012 at 11:49pm hint x = 2 and x = -3 are roots so either do long division by x-2 and x+3 to get a quadratic or do it by synthetic division. Solve that ...
January 3, 2012 by Jennifer

math
Can someone explain how to label the vertex of this equation. f(x)= -(1/2)x^2. i know how to do these question but when it actually has the other components to the quadratic equation.
April 6, 2010 by jen

Intermediate Algebra
If the discriminant of a quadratic equation has the given value, determine the number and type of solutions of the equation. A.48 B.0
April 21, 2012 by Ralph

Math(Please answer, thank you)
(4.44e-2 - x) (8.06e-2 - x) / (0.331 + 2x)^2 = 1.80e-2 I need to rearrange this equation so that I can get a,b, and c, for the quadratic equation but I am not sure how to do this. Thank you for the help.
March 24, 2012 by Hannah

MATH
(2,14),(1,-1),(3,35) Find the quadratic function y=ax^2+bx+c 1) 4a+2b+c=14 2) a+b+c=-1 3) 9a+3b+c= 35 equation 1&2 = 3a + b = 13 equation 1&3 = -5a +5b = -21
May 12, 2009 by Sarah

Equation
Solve the quadratic equation. 12x2 + 23x + 10 = 0 A.5/4,2/3 B. 5/12, 1/5 C. 5/4, 2/3 D. 5/4, 2/3
June 28, 2010 by Lisa D

Algebra
Use the quadratic equation to solve the equation: 4k(k+13)=13
April 26, 2012 by Jay

Algebra
1)Solve by factoring:5x^2=4-19x answer=-4,1/5 2)Which quadratic equation has roots 7 and -2/3? answer=A A.2x^2-11x-21=0 B.3x^2-19x-14=0 C.3x^2+23x+14=0 D.2x^2+11x-21=0 3)To solve 4x^2-28x+49=25 by using the square root property,you would first rewrite the equation as answer=(...
August 12, 2007 by Marissa

algebra
Write a quadratic equation in the variable x having the given numbers as solutions. Type the equation in standard form, ax^2+bx+c=0. Solution:2
April 8, 2012 by Terry

algebra
Can you use algebra to find a quadratic equation if your know the coordinates of just ONE point on its graph? Can you use algebra to find a quadratic equation if your know the coordinates of just TWO points on its graph? If so, what information is needed?
October 6, 2011 by Sejul

Math
(2,14),(1,-1),(3,35) Find the quadratic function y=ax^2+bx+c 1) 4a+2b+c=14 2) a+b+c=-1 3) 9a+3b+c= 35 equation 1&2 = 3a + b = 13 equation 1&3 = -5a +5b = -21 i know you take those two equations now 3a + b = 13 -5a - 5b = -21 multiply the top by 5 and the bottom equation by 3 ...
May 12, 2009 by Sarah

algebra
Write a quadratic equation in the variable x having the given numbers as solutions. Type the equation in standard form, ax^2+bx+c=0 -sqrt3, 3sqrt3
March 28, 2012 by Terry

AlgebraB-2
A model rocket is launched from a roof into a large field. The path of the rocket can be modeled by the equation y = 0.04x+ 8.3x + 4.3, where x is the horizontal distance, in meters, from the starting point on the roof and y is the height, in meters, of the rocket above the ...
March 26, 2013 by Jennifer W.

Quadratic Functions
Please explain to me how to do the following problems, I dont understand them. Thanks! Find the x-intercepts (if any) for the graph of the quadratic function. 1.f(x) = (x + 2)2 - 4 Find the y-intercept for the graph of the quadratic function. 5.y + 9 = (x + 3)2 Find the domain...
October 13, 2007 by Carmen

algebra
Write a quadratic equation in the variable x, having the given numbers as solutions. Type the equation in standard form, ax^2+bx+c=0. The soluation is 8 and is the only solution.
November 9, 2011 by Jones

math
2.Define the shape of the rectangular area by establishing a relationship between the length and width of the rectangle. For example, L = 2W + 5, or W = 3L – 4. Be sure to include the appropriate units (inches, feet, yards, miles, or meters). 3.Using the fact that A = LW, ...
October 11, 2011 by Anonymous

College algebra
Given a quadratic equation in the form y = ax2 +bx +c , and four choices of graphs representing that equation, how can you tell which choices could be eliminated right away by looking at the equation and looking at the graphs and doing some minimal calculations and not ...
June 6, 2011 by Belle

MATH
Sketch the graph of a quadratic function for which the related quadratic equation has only one solution. Then, sketch one that has two solutions. Explain how you know by looking at the graph the number of solutions there are.
September 15, 2009 by Anonymous

math
Sketch the graph of a quadratic function for which the related quadratic equation has only one solution. Then, sketch one that has two solutions. Explain how you know by looking at the graph the number of solutions there are.
July 7, 2011 by candy

questions
1.) Why are there usually two solutions in quadratic equations? 2.) Under what situation would one or more solutions of a rational equation be unacceptable? If putting the found "solution" cannot be put back into the original equation without violating fundamental math rules...
August 8, 2005 by leleirvin

add maths
Given that the quadratic equation is (2m+3)x^2+(4m-2)x-(m+1)=0.Find the value of m,if •one of the root of the equation is negative •one of the root of the equation is reciprocal of the other
February 2, 2014 by mandy

Quadratic equation...
Hi Can anyone help me solve the quadratic equation for the following:- The motion of a two stage rocket is stated by it height y in metres above the ground since t seconds since launch. Flies vertically Ist stage burns for 5 seconds and cuts out. 2nd stage rocket is under ...
December 1, 2007 by Leo

Math
Solve the following quadratic equation(as exact values) using the quadratic formula. x^2-10x-15=0 I got 5+-2sqrt10/2. ^ Sorry hard to write it out. But basically there is a 5 there, the negative sign is supposed to be under the positive sign, then there is a two outside of the...
December 5, 2011 by -Untamed-

Math
One student studied for 8 years in college and her tuition bills are recorded. Years. One semester tuition 1. 4680 2. 4960 3. 5510 4. 6060 5. 6845 6. 7600 7. 8435 8. 9250 Construct the scatter plot for the data with the scales.choose 3 points,find a quadratic equation in ...
December 15, 2012 by Praphul

math,algebra,help
Is this right: Solve: x^2+16x+60=0 this is what i did: i used the quadratic formula and this is what i ended up with. x = -8 +- (sqrt(16))/(2) Which is -8 +-2 Or you could have factored the quadratic (x+10)(x+6) Which is -8 +-2 Or you could have factored the quadratic (x+10)(x+6)
April 14, 2007 by jasmine20

Math 3
Solve by factoring: One of the solutions to the quadratic equation x^2 - 13x + 30 is 3. What is the other solution? Is it:(x+3) If 3 is a solution, then the quadratic contains a factor (x-3). The other factor is thus (x-10), and it follows that the other root is x = 10. thanks...
January 30, 2007 by Margie

pre calc
Solve: (x+5/x)+(6/x-4)=(-7/x^2-4x) I multiplied the entire function by x and x-4 and after doing that I got down to the quadratic equation x^2+7x-13=0 I did the quadratic and got x=1.525 and -8.525 I feel like I made a mistake because when I plug in both of those answers for x...
October 24, 2009 by Muffy

Pre Calc still confused
Solve: (x+5/x)+(6/x-4)=(-7/x^2-4x) I multiplied the entire function by x and x-4 and after doing that I got down to the quadratic equation x^2+7x-13=0 I did the quadratic and got x=1.525 and -8.525 I feel like I made a mistake because when I plug in both of those answers for x...
October 24, 2009 by Muffy

cal
find the equation of a quadratic function whose graph is tangent at x=1 to the line whose slope8, tangent at x=-2 to solve the line with slope-4 and tangent to the line y=-8 find the equation of the tangent lines at x=1 and x=-2 graph the quadratic function obtained and the 3 ...
February 28, 2011 by erika

algabra
Write a quadratic equation in the variable x having the given numbers as solutions. Type the equation in standard from, as^2+bx+c=0 the solutions are (-3,1)
February 21, 2011 by Mary

Math
How can I find the point of intersection of the graphs x^2=y=4 and 2x-y=1 by hand? I can do the problem using a calculator, but I don't know how to do it by hand. I tried using substitution, but I ending up getting x^2+2x-5=0. It would not factor evenly. Should I use the ...
June 28, 2007 by Corin

quadratic equation
(x + 6)2 = 49
April 14, 2011 by Anonymous

Algebra-Please help-I'm confused
This deals with quadratic functions-If I have a graph with h = (-5)and k =3 and they ask for the translation, would it be {5,3} or would the translation just be {-5,3} Do you take the opposite of the number when it is transalated from the graph or do you only take the opposite...
September 21, 2010 by Tom

Math
Can someone please explain how to solve 3x^2+7x-15=0 by using the quadratic equation? I know that the equation is: ax^2+bx+c=0 but I get confused about how to set the problem up and solve. Thanks.
September 26, 2009 by B.B.

trigonometry
Complete the square to Solve Quadratic Equation: Solve the equation. Express the answer in simplest radical form. -x^2-7x=-11 Please Help!!!! Thanks.
November 12, 2009 by Sarah

trigonometry
Complete the square to Solve Quadratic Equation: Solve the equation. Express the answer in simplest radical form. -x^2-7x=-11 Please Help!!!! Thanks.
November 12, 2009 by Sarah

Math
Find the discriminant of the quadratic equation and give the number and type of solutions of the equation. s^2√5 + s + √5 = 0 I'm confused because of the radical...
November 18, 2011 by Linda

8th Grade Algebra
You know how to solve quadratic equations using algebra, graphs and the quadratic formula. Sometimes one method of solving is more convenient than another method. Describe how you would solve each equation. Give reasons for you answers. A) 16x^2 = 1600 B) x^2 - 350 = 0 C) x^2...
March 30, 2009 by Joy

math
Jenny wanted to solve the quadratic equation x2 - 11x +18 = 0 by factoring. Which of the following equations would lead her to solve the given equation?
August 30, 2014 by cam

trig
how do you start this equation i've been tryng it for 20min. sec^6x(secxtanx)-sec^4x(secxtanx)=sec^5xtan^3x ec^6x(secxtanx)-sec^4x(secxtanx)=sec^5xtan^3x Factor out a sec^5 tan and divide thru. Left is sec^2 x = Tan^2 x Then this should reduce to sin^2 x = cos^4 x take the ...
November 6, 2006 by berhana

Algebra
This deals with quadratic functions-If I have a graph with he = (-5)and k =3 and they ask for the translation, would it be {5,3} or would the translation just be {-5,3} Do you take the opposite of the number when it is transalated from the graph or do you only take the ...
September 21, 2010 by Tom

Algebra
Write a quadratic equation in the variable x having the given numbers as solutions. Type the equation in standard form ax^2+bx +c = 0 The solution is 6 only solution.
May 5, 2009 by aaron

algebra
write a quadratic equation in the variable x having the given numbers as the solutions. type the equation in standard form ax^2+bx+c=0 solution 6, only solution
July 11, 2010 by sam

algebra
write a quadratic equation in the variable x having given the numbers as sollutions type the equation in standard form ax^2+bx+c=0. solution 4 only solution
February 8, 2011 by ella

algebra
Can someone please help me with this one? Solve (5x+4)^1/2-3x=0 Just so you know, it is to the 1/2 power. Add 3x to both sides of the equation, then square both sides. That should enable you to gather terms and factor. Yeah, that's the part I understood. Could you help me with...
March 10, 2007 by Lydia

College Algebra
Write a quadratic equation in the variable x having the given numbers as solutions. Type the equation in standard form, ax^2 +bx+c=0 The Solution is 7, only solution!
August 12, 2010 by Alejandro

math please help
Write a quadratic equation in the variable x having the given numbers as solutions. Type the equation in standard form, ax^2 +bx+c=0 The Solution is 10, only solution!
August 29, 2010 by Katelynn Renee

Algebra
I need help doing this problem, should I not get the same answer with each technique? Please help. What three techniques can be used to solve a quadratic equation? Demonstrate these techniques on the equation: 2x² + 3x + 1 = 0
June 17, 2012 by Vilma

Math-Quartic Equation
Reduce this equation using the quadratic formula, factoring, or other algebraic method to determine the other zeros of the function. F(x)= 4x^4 - x^3 - 11x^2 -2x +6
October 28, 2012 by Ash

Algebra II
Write a quadratic equation with -3/4 and 4 as its roots. Write the equation in form ax^2+bx+c=0, where a,b,and c are integers. (x-p)(x-q)=0 (x--3/4)(x-4)=0 (x+3/4)(x-4)=0 x^2-3x+3=0(answer)
March 1, 2008 by Jon

Quadratic Functions
I need help solving this equation: y=-2x^+3 And you do need to graph this equation so can someone please help me?
April 7, 2008 by Megan

algebra
Write the quadratic equation in factored form. Be sure to write the entire equation. x^2 - 5x - 24 = 0
January 18, 2010 by yelena

math
Write the quadratic equation in factored form. Be sure to write the entire equation. x^2 - 5x - 24 = 0
January 26, 2010 by Chelsea

Quadratic Equation
Solve s2 + 5s + 7 = 0
November 20, 2008 by Latoya

Math
Is this equation quadratic? x^2+6= -8x Thanks.
September 20, 2009 by B.B.

Algebra
x = 2 or x = -4 What is the Quadratic equation?
May 25, 2011 by Julie Ty in advance

maths
what is the quadratic equation?
March 2, 2012 by 4611star

algebra
Given a quadratic equation in the form y = ax2 +bx +c , and four choices of graphs representing that equation, how can you tell which choices could be eliminated right away by looking at the equation and looking at the graphs and doing some minimal calculations and not ...
March 4, 2011 by mimi

math
How do I set up the quadratic equation for this problem? 4.0= (2x)^2 / (1.0-x)(1.0-x) I know how to use the formula, but I have a hard time setting those equation to zero. Please explain step by step. Thank you
May 14, 2013 by Amalia

Solving for x
((2X-14Cos45)/(49+X^2-14XCos45))+0.3536 = 0 Solve to find the value of X Change cos 45 to sqrt 2 and rewrite the equation in the form a x^2 + bx + c = 0 Start out by rewriting it as 2x - 9.8995 = (-0.3536)(49 + x^2 - 9.8995 x) Conimue until you get the form a x^2 + bx + c = 0...
June 15, 2005 by Sarah

Math using quadratic equation
The freight train runs 12miles per hour than a passenger train. It runs 65miles in the same time that the passenger train runs 165miles find the rate of each train. I dont really know the formula using quadratic im sorry
September 15, 2014 by Jenn

Algebra Quadratic Equations
I am trying to define the different appraoches to solving quadratic equations. My book says using quadratic formula, completing the sqaure and factoring. I thought completing the square would be by facotring? How are these two different?
February 5, 2008 by Marysvoice

Algebra II
I am expected to use the quadratic equation for the following: x2 + 3x – 4 = (x + 4)(x – 1) = 0. Once this is plugged into the value of x (the long equation, which I am unable to copy from the internet, but it goes -3 plus or minus the square root of...) I got -8/2, but I am ...
November 12, 2008 by Rachelle

Quadratic Equations
Can anybody tell me step wise step how to solve this quadratic equation? x^3-3x^2+4=0 Please tell me step wise step as i haven't solved such type of equations before. Thank You
April 14, 2011 by Akash

math
solve a quadratic equation x2+5x-14=0
October 14, 2007 by Houston

algebra
solve the quadratic equation: 3x(3x+4)=-4
August 21, 2008 by nicky

Algebra
Solve the quadratic equation. x^2 – x = 56
November 5, 2009 by JR

math
solve the quadratic equation x^2+5x-24=0. Thank you
December 27, 2009 by Kay Kay

algebra
How do you solve the quadratic equation 7x^2-5=0
April 23, 2010 by Dani

Algebra 1
How do I solve a quadratic equation?
June 28, 2010 by Ashley

Algebra
-7 and -4 the quadratic equation is? Thank you in advance :)
May 24, 2011 by Julie

Math
how do you prove the quadratic equation?
July 13, 2012 by Randy

maths
3x square -5x-2=0 quadratic equation
September 11, 2012 by canci

algebra
Solve the quadratic equation (a+b-2c)x² + (2a-b-c)x + (c+a-2b) =0 is
August 17, 2013 by disha

math
x^2+x-18=0 quadratic equation slove for x
March 11, 2014 by WINSTON

Maths
Y=3x-1 X^2+y^2=12 Then solving with quadratic equation
May 7, 2014 by Amy

algebra
Solve this quadratic equation x^2 + 5x + 3 = 0
November 21, 2014 by steven

Algebra
Which of the following statements is true? A. Any quadratic equation can be solved by completing the square. B. Completing the square always gives two distinct solutions. C. You can’t complete the square if there is no constant in the equation. D. You can only use completing ...
July 21, 2014 by Emma

Algebra 2
write a quadratic equation in the variable x having the given numbers as solution. Type the equation in standard form, ax^2+bx+c=0 solution 4, only solution
July 3, 2011 by Shelly

math
can the quadratic equation be used on -3p^2+66p+9
November 25, 2007 by Ben !!!HELP!!!

algebra 2
quadratic equation with integral coefficients
May 12, 2009 by michael

math
solve the quadratic equation xsquared - 2x - 3 = 0
November 4, 2009 by josh

math
Solve the quadratic equation. 3x^2 - 15x + 18 = 0
November 5, 2009 by jessica

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