?,? are the roots of the quadratic polynomial p(x)=x2-(k-6)x+(2k+1). find the value of k if ?+?= ??.

Asked by Harshit Bajpai | 20th Jul, 2013, 07:49: PM

Expert Answer:

The given polynomial is x2-(k-6)x+(2k+1).
Sum of roots = ? + ? = k - 6
Product of roots = ?? = 2k + 1
 
It is given that ?+?= ??
So, we get,
k - 6 = 2k + 1
2k - k = -6 - 1
k = -7

Answered by  | 20th Jul, 2013, 10:47: PM

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