a) idk if you typed this one correctly
b) Square of the product of roots = (2/3)^2 = 4/9
Hi, as the title suggests I am stuck on these two quadratic function question:
The quadratic function is 3x^2-5x+2
Solve
a) 2alpha+3beta
b) alpha^2beta^2
Thanks
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a) idk if you typed this one correctly
b) Square of the product of roots = (2/3)^2 = 4/9
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Well when you solve the equation you get the roots x=2/3 and x=1
Then just let one of the roots be alpha and the other be beta. Then sub it into part a). I think part a) is a bit weird since you can't tell which root will be alpha and which will be beta since you are multiplying each one by a different number. If you typed part a) correctly, then you would have two different solutions.
For b), just use the square of the product of roots formula (i.e. just multiply the square of 2/3 and 1 which gives 4/9)
Last edited by captainhelium; 7 Sep 2017 at 1:38 PM.
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Oh, okay I thought you had to apply -b/a and c/a, that was pretty basic question then
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Yeah, it's pretty weird but it was in my schools past paper
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Last edited by highshill; 7 Sep 2017 at 5:19 PM.
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