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Question 338326
:
Solve
2y(y+8)=7(y+8)
Find smaller and larger value
Answer by
jim_thompson5910(33401)
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Start with the given equation.
Distribute.
Get every term to the left side.
Combine like terms.
Notice that the quadratic
is in the form of
where
,
, and
Let's use the quadratic formula to solve for "y":
Start with the quadratic formula
Plug in
,
, and
Square
to get
.
Multiply
to get
Rewrite
as
Add
to
to get
Multiply
and
to get
.
Take the square root of
to get
.
or
Break up the expression.
or
Combine like terms.
or
Simplify.
So the solutions are
or
If you need more help, email me at
jim_thompson5910@hotmail.com
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