(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

For the quad equation x^2 - px + 9 = 0

1. Write down the sum of roots and product of roots

2. Find p IF twice the sum of the roots EQUALS the product

3. Find p IF the roots are unequal

2. Relevant equations

Sum = (a+b) = -b/a Product = (ab) c/a

3. The attempt at a solution

1. Using the formula Sum = -p Product = 9

2. -2p = 9 -9/2 = 2p/2 = 4 1/2

3. Totally lost

Can someone provide guidence. Cheers

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# Sum and Product of the Roots (Quadratic Equations)

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