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# Help needed with a discriminant question (Pure Maths)

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1. The quadratic y = kx2 - 2 + kx + x has discriminant equal to -24. How do I find the value of k?

So far, I got:
a = k
b = k +1
c = -2
2. (Original post by honour)
The quadratic y = kx2 - 2 + kx + x has discriminant equal to -24. How do I find the value of k?

So far, I got:
a = k
b = k +1
c = -2
Discriminant =
3. (Original post by NotNotBatman)
Discriminant =
Are my values for a, b and c right though?
4. (Original post by honour)
Are my values for a, b and c right though?
Yes.
5. (Original post by NotNotBatman)
Yes.
Okay thanks

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