Use the discriminant of x^2+4x-32=0 to describe the roots

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2016-04-09 21:45:41

The formula for discriminant is: discriminant = sqrt (b^2 – 4 a c) Where, a = 1 b = 4 c = -32 Therefore: discriminant = sqrt (4^2 – 4 (1) (-32)) discriminant = sqrt 144 discriminant = 12 Since the discriminant is a positive real integer, then there are 2 unequal roots or 2 distinct real roots.

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