Q. 113.8( 19 Votes )

For what value of

Answer :

 


For a quadratic equation, ax2 + bx + c = 0,


D = b2 – 4ac


If D = 0, roots are real and equal



D = 4(k + 1)2 – 4 × 4(k + 4) = 0


4k2 + 8k + 4 – 16k – 64 = 0


k2 – 2k - 15 = 0


k2 – 5k + 3k – 15 = 0


(k – 5)(k + 3) = 0


k = -3, 5

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