UCSS Math II 3B.2.3 Example 2

Analyze the discriminant and state the number and type of solutions for the equation . Then solve the equation using the quadratic formula and graph its related function. Explain how the graph verifies the types of solutions.
  1. Find the discriminant of .
  2. State the number and type of solutions.
  3. Solve the equation using the quadratic formula.
  4. Graph the equation as a function by hand or using a graphing calculator.
  5. Explain how the graph verifies the number and type of solutions.
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