# How do you find the discriminant and how many and what type of solutions does #7x^2+8x+1=0# have?

##### 1 Answer

May 5, 2015

The equation is of the form

The **Disciminant** is given by :

If

(for

for

As **TWO REAL SOLUTIONS**

**Note**:

The solutions are normally found using the formula

#x=(-b+-sqrtDelta)/(2*a)#

As