Quadratic Equation

Asked by  | 30th Sep, 2008, 11:56: AM

Expert Answer:

Recall Sum and Product of Quadratic equations

S = -ab / a  =  - b, P = -b2/a

From the roots given

Sum of  roots =  - 7/3

Product of roots = -2

Therefore - b = -7/3 ⇒ b = 7/3

-b2/a = -2 ⇒a =49/18

 

Answered by  | 30th Sep, 2008, 12:27: PM

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