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I have already asked this question but I have to use my calculator to solve

x^2 + 8x + 5 = 0

Someone gave me a link to a quadratic formula solver but when I enter it into my calculator I nvever get the right answer.

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    You can graph it, if you calc is a graphing calc. graph y=x^2+8x+5, where it crosses the x axis, is the solutions.

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    I know but can you just tell me if this is correct:

    a = 1 b = 8 c= 5

    x= -8 + square root 8^2 - (4x1x5)
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