Solve the quadratic equation for its exact values by using the Quadratic Formula. Leave the answer in simplest radical form. 2(x-1)^2 - 3 = 3(x+2)

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asked Dec 23, 2012 in Mathematics by JPx ~Expert~ (379 points)
    

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First rewrite the equation in the form:

ax^2+bx+c=0,\,

 

then the roots will be given by

 

x=\frac{-b \pm \sqrt {b^2-4ac}}{2a},

 

therefore plugging in your numbers you get:

and

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quadratic_equation

 

answered Dec 24, 2012 by anonymous

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