`4x^2 -24x + 1 = 0`

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tiburtius | High School Teacher | (Level 2) Educator

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To solve this equation and any quadratic equation `ax^2+bx+c=0` you can use the following formula

`x_(1,2)=(-bpm sqrt(b^2-4ac))/(2a)`

In your case `a=4,` `b=-24` and `c=1.`

`x_(1,2)=(24pm sqrt((-24)^2-4cdot4cdot1))/(2cdot4)=`

`(24pm sqrt(576-16))/8=(24pm4sqrt(35))/8=(6pm sqrt(35))/2`



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