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Quadratic Equation

Date: 8/28/96 at 19:30:47
From: Anonymous
Subject: Quadratic Equation

I would like to solve a quadratic equation problem but I haven't found 
the formula. Can you supply it?


Date: 8/28/96 at 22:11:27
From: Doctor Robert
Subject: Re: Quadratic Equation

The solutions to the equation Ax^2 + Bx + C = 0 are

 x = (-B + sqrt(B^2 - 4AC))/(2A)


 x = (-B - sqrt(B^2 - 4AC))/(2A)

I hope that this helps.

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