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# AS further maths roots of quadratics question watch

1. Just a quick question, ive been given a quadratic and using its roots, and , i have to form equation with related roots.

i have to find an equation with integer coefficients whose roots are and .

Is the product of and
or do i put it into brackets and expand?
2. (Original post by Haffen)
Just a quick question, ive been given a quadratic and using its roots, and , i have to form equation with related roots.

i have to find an equation with integer coefficients whose roots are and .

Is the product of and
or do i put it into brackets and expand?
yes it is I am not sure what you were thinking of doing with brackets
3. (Original post by TenOfThem)
yes it is I am not sure what you were thinking of doing with brackets
I thought that since i had to multiply them it would make sense to do
and then multiply out the brackets
4. (Original post by Haffen)
I thought that since i had to multiply them it would make sense to do
and then multiply out the brackets
ok

but that is so I am still not sure what you were thinking

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