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Nathaniel is using the quadratic formula to solve 0 = x2 + 5x - 6. His steps are shown below. What are the solutions to the equation? x = –1, 6 x = –6, 1 x = –22, 27 x = –27, 22

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Ross Pratt on February 10, 2018

For this case we have the following polynomial: The quadratic formula is given by: Substituting values into the given equation you have: Rewriting we have: Therefore, the solutions are given by: Solution 1: Solution 2: Answer: the solutions of the equation are: x = -6, 1


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