For what condition the equation ax2+bx+c will have one root reciprocal of the other? (a) a=c (b) a?c (c) b=c (d) a=b

Asked by rishabh jain | 8th Mar, 2011, 01:13: AM

Expert Answer:

Dear student,
 
Let the roots of the given quadratic equation be a and 1/a.
 
So, product of the roots = a. 1/a = 1 = c/a
Thus, a= c is the required condition.
The correct answer is A.
 
We hope that clarifies your query.
 
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Answered by  | 7th Mar, 2011, 08:02: PM

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