
Re: Please help refresh my Algebra skills (factoring & solving)
Posted:
Oct 17, 1999 4:09 PM


Just use the standard quadratic formula in any basic algebra book.
You can easily derive the formula.
The answer to your problem (I = imginary unit) is:
ans1= 0.561224489795918302  4.59495359069324482 I ans2= 0.561224489795918302 + 4.59495359069324482 I
See if you can get the how this was derived.
Wilson
Nick Marques wrote:
> If I have some nasty numbers in quadratic form, how do I factor and solve > for the TWO answers?? > > 4.9x^2+5.5x105=0 > That factors to x(4.9x+5.5) = 105 > > What next??

