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For 2x2— 5x —3 = 0, determine which of the following are solutions?

(i) x = 3 (ii) x= –2

(iii) (iv)

Answer :

The two possible solutions are x = 3 and .


Since this question is given in standard form, meaning that it follows the form: ax2 + by + c = 0, we can use the quadratic formula to solve for x:








x = 3


That value of x is correct as well!


Therefore, the two possible solutions are:


x=3


x=−0.50


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