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**Thompsonnn****Member**- Registered: 2017-08-01
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t+8 t-3

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The quadratic equation has solutions and This is because when you replace with into the equation, you get:

Similarly:

So when we plug and into the left-hand side of , we get -- which means that they satisfy the equation. So we can call them solutions.Does that make sense?

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**Thompsonnn****Member**- Registered: 2017-08-01
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yes it does thank you!

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Great! But remember to discard one of the solutions, since time cannot be negative.

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**Thompsonnn****Member**- Registered: 2017-08-01
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do i do number 20 the same?

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It can probably be done in a similar way -- let us know if you have any problems.

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