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QUADRATIC EQUATIONS WORKSHEET 2

1. Find the value of x, if + 7 = 0; + 10 = 0 and 12 2 = .

2. Solve each of the following equations by using the formula,

i) 5 2 2 3 = 0
ii) 2 = 18 77
iii) 3 2 + 11 + 63 = 0

3. Without solving, examine the nature of the roots of the equations,

i) 5 2 6 + 7 = 0
ii) 2 + 6 + 9 = 0
iii) 2 2 + 6 + 3 = 0
iv) 3 2 5 + 2 = 0

4. Solve each of the following equations for x and give, in each case, your answer correct to 2
decimal places,

i) 2 10 + 6 = 0
ii) 3 2 + 5 9 = 0

5. Find the value of m, if the roots of the following quadratic equation are equal:
(4 + ) 2 + ( + 1) + 1 = 0.

6. Without solving, comment upon the nature of roots of each of the following equations:

i) 7 2 9 + 2 = 0
ii) 2 + 23 9 = 0
iii) 2 2 = 0

7. Solve each of the following equations using the formula:

i) 2 6 = 27 ii) 3 2 + 2 1 = 0

2 1 1
iii) = 6 2 3 iv) 6 2 4 26 = 0
3

4 5 2 25 1
v) 3 = vi) 4 + = 83
2+3 3

8. Find the value of p, if the quadratic equation has equal roots: 4 2 ( 2) + 1 = 0.

9. Without solving, comment upon the nature of roots of each of the following equations:
i) 6 2 13 + 4 = 0
ii) 25 2 10 + 1 = 0
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iii) 2 2 + 8 + 9 = 0

10. Solve each of the following equations using the formula:

i) 2 10 + 21 = 0 ii) 2 + 6 10 = 0

iii) 2 + 2 6 = 0 iv) 2 2 + 7 + 5 = 0
1 5 2
v) 15 2 + = vi) 2 6 = 22
3 3

2+3 +4 1 3 1
vii) = viii) + =3
+3 +2 2 4 3

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