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How is the roots of a quadratic equation related

to the distance from the x-axis at where

the root is -

where ...

ax^2+bx+c=0

and ...

x = (-b +- SQRT(b^2-4ac))/2

Can someone help me to establish where this

distance relationship to the x-axis and the root

come from?

Thx!

LMA

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# How is the distance to the x-axis related to the roots of quadratic equations?

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