Algebra & Functions


If the discriminant is less then zero then.........

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Jeramy Schultz

State how many (if any) positive/negative roots you should expect.

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If the discriminant is less than zero, then there are no real values that satisfy taking the square-root of a negative number; you should therefore expect to have no roots.

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