Submit a question to our community and get an answer from real people.

What does x equal? PLEASE help! PLEASE!

i have two equations
1) 3s^2-4s-2
pretty please, could u try and help, i need to compare my answers, i got crazy decimal points

Report as

I'm assuming you want to set these equal to 0 and solve.
You can't factor these. you have to use the quadratic formula and you'll get some nasty decimal answers.
1). s = 1.316 or s = 0.316. ANSWER
2). x = -2.333 or x = 1.433. ANSWER
I rounded them.

Helpful Fun Thanks for voting Comments (8)
Report as
u r a life saver
Report as
wait, i got slightly different answers, could u show ur work please, mine was a bit different
Report as
I made some mistakes. Try this:
1) s = 3.721 or 1.612
2) x = 2.233 or -1.433
Tell me if you didn't get this and I'm sorry. My brain has been uncooperative lately.
Report as
i got the same for number 2, but just not a negative sign. how did u get that?
for the 1st one i got about 1.72 and 0.39? could u show me how u got the first one and ill show u how i got it?
Thanks SO SO SO SO much though, u r AWESOME
Report as
I will work these again. But maybe not until tomorrow. Hopefully we will figure them out. They are AWFUL aren't they?
Report as
thx again for helping
my math teacher cant do these, im on my own trying to figure em out, i made up a whole formula for it! (and then i looked on line and found it ;( SO much time i spent trying to make it up i forgot to look it up, but still im proud for making it up)
bye, see ya tomorrow hopefully
Report as
1) s = 1.580 or -.246
2) x = 2.233 or -1.433
I wasn't writing out every step before. That will teach me.
I may still be wrong.
Report as
ok, but how did u get the negative signs, i never get those
Report as
Add a comment...

you cant. there is no equal sign

Helpful Fun Thanks for voting Comments (1)
Report as
yes u CAN
it means =0, it is just understood
Report as
Add a comment...
Do you have an answer?
Answer this question...
Did you mean?
Login or Join the Community to answer
Popular Searches