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Find the real solutions to the equations below using any method of your choice.

  1. Rewrite the equation in standard form.

    Solve by Zero Product Property:

    Factor the equation:

    Get the roots from the factors.

    Solve by Quadratic Formula:

    In the quadratic formula, substitute the coefficient of for , the coefficient of for , and the third term for .


  2. See the help for part (a).

    This quadratic is not factorable. What happens when you use the other two methods? Are there any real solutions?