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Barry has just solved a quadratic equation. He sees that the roots are rational, real, and unequal. This means the discriminant is

a) zero, b) negative, c) a perfect square, d) a non perfect square

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

I think the answer is d) a non perfect square

if the roots are real and rational then the discriminant cant be negative, and if they are unequal then the discriminant cant be a perfect square

is this the right way to do this problem?

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# Homework Help: Quadratic Roots

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