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Sun Aug 22, 2010 5:22 pm
Forum: Intermediate Algebra
Topic: Quadratic Equation: how to solve -0.2x^2 + 12x + 11 = 0
Replies: 2
Views: 1747

Re: Quadratic Equation: how to solve -0.2x^2 + 12x + 11 = 0

Thank you. multiplying by -5 helped a lot and got me on the right track.
Sun Aug 22, 2010 2:47 am
Forum: Intermediate Algebra
Topic: Quadratic Equation: how to solve -0.2x^2 + 12x + 11 = 0
Replies: 2
Views: 1747

Quadratic Equation: how to solve -0.2x^2 + 12x + 11 = 0

How do you solve the quadratic equation:

-0.2x^2 + 12x + 11 = 0
Sun Jul 11, 2010 4:11 am
Forum: Trigonometry
Topic: Find the length of 2 sides of a triangle
Replies: 1
Views: 1594

Find the length of 2 sides of a triangle

I am trying to finish an assignment for my Algebra II class and I am having a challenge figuring out how to solve a problem. I have a triangle with a known base of 12 feet and a height of 8 feet. The triangle has the height and point perfectly centered on the 12 foot base so the (2) sides are identi...