Q. 9 B5.0( 1 Vote )

Find the zeroes of the quadratic polynomial:

2x2— 5x + 2

Answer :

Equating the expression with 0,


2x2 - 5x + 2 = 0


On factorising it further,


2x2 - 4x- x + 2 = 0


2x(x - 2) -1(x - 2) = 0


(2x - 1) (x - 2) = 0


x = or x = 2


The zeroes of 2x2— 5x + 2 are and 2.


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