The problem: I need to come up with a formula based on Al-Khwarizmi's 6th algebraic equation; bx+c=x^2.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I'm just having a definition problem that's holding me up from moving forward.

The first line of his solution is to "halve the number of roots". What is meant by "number of roots"? Number of roots for a square is just one, isn't it? Or am I defining "roots" wrong in this case?

Thanks

-Kevin

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# Al-Khwarizmi's 6th quadratic case

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