posted by jasmine20 .
i need help with this one i've tried it many ways and still can't figure it out because it has the lines going between two solid lines.
find the x-intercepts.
y = x^2 +5x+2
x intercepts is when y is zero.
5/2 +- 1/2 sqrt (25-8)
that is the answer. I don't know what you mean by lines going between..
This graph is parabola, not a line. However, you don't need to graph it at all, just use the solution above.
so then my answer would be