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12-107.

You are given the equation 5x2 + bx + 20 = 0. For what values of b does this equation have real solutions? Homework Help ✎

The equation will have real solutions as long as the discriminant (the value under the radical) is greater than or equal to zero.

Solve the inequality b² − 4ac ≥ 0 using the values for a and c in the given equation and replacing b with h.