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1. (Original post by CoolDude)
Therefore, x=5 or x=0....it's a quadratic equation that touches the x-axis at two points.......so it HAS TWO ANSWERS!!!!!!!
no because if you plug 0 back in to the equation you'll see that it's incorrect. by squaring both sides you create an artificial answer.
2. (Original post by CoolDude)
Therefore, x=5 or x=0....it's a quadratic equation that touches the x-axis at two points.......so it HAS TWO ANSWERS!!!!!!!
You got to put it back into the original equation.

When X = 0

When X = 5

3. (Original post by Procrastinate)
You got to put it back into the original squation.

When X = 0

When X = 5

ah DRAT!!!! ok I accept my mistake sorry!
4. (Original post by mf2004)
no because if you plug 0 back in to the equation you'll see that it's incorrect. by squaring both sides you create an artificial answer.
ah DRAT!!!! ok I accept my mistake sorry! didn't think of that!
5. (Original post by SuperiorHuman)
Looks like you can't speak english either.
You make it too obvious.
6. (Original post by Procrastinate)
You got to put it back into the original equation.

When X = 0

When X = 5

Only if you accept the arbitrary rule that rather than .

Break free!
7. (Original post by Mbob)
Only if you accept the arbitrary rule that rather than .

Break free!
Oh my god, novice mistake +rep lol

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