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If one root of th

Answer :

Given: quadratic equation 2x2+kx-6=0

One root = 2

To find: The value of another root.

Formula used: If “p” is root of quadratic equation ax2+bx+c=0

Then a(p)2+b(p)+c=0


Since x=2 is the root of the equation 2x2+kx-6=0,

2(2)2+k (2)-6=0

2(4) +2k-6=0

8 +2k-6=0


2 = -2k

k = -1

Now put the value of k in the equation to get,

2x2+(-1) x-6=0



2x(x-2) +3(x-2) =0

(2x + 3)(x - 2) = 0

x = -3/2 or x = 2

Therefore, the other root is -3/2.

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