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Chapter A.5, Problem 18E

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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

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

Consider the following equation,

First multiply the terms inside the bracket to get the following,

Subtract 48 on both sides to get the following,

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