OpenStudy (anonymous):

Solve 3x^2 – 5x -1 = 0 by using the Quadratic Formula. If necessary, round to the nearest hundredth.

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

x=1.85, and -0.18

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

Could you show me step by step for Solve 3x^2 – 5x -1 = 0 by using the Quadratic Formula. If necessary, round to the nearest hundredth.

5 years ago
OpenStudy (oaktree):

With the formula, you have \[-5\pm \sqrt{5^{2}-4(3)(-1)} / 2(3)\]

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OpenStudy (anonymous):

o ok, the formula is negative b plus or minus the square root of b squared minus four times a times c, all of that over two a

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

yes then simplify the expression in the square root symbol then take the square root, then do what the expression says

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

Could you show me step by step? Thanks

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