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Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781285195698

Chapter A.5, Problem 12E

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*In Exercises 11 to 18, determine the values of a, b, and c that are needed in order to use the Quadratic Formula. Choose *

To determine

**To find:**

To determine the values of *a, b*, and *c* that are needed in order to use the Quadratic Formula

Consider the following equation,

The general form of the quadratic equation is given below,

Where *a* is the number multiplied by *b* is the number multiplied by *x*, and *c* is the constant term.

Compare the given equation with general equation to get the following,

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