# How do you find the discriminant and how many solutions does #h(x)=x^2-2x-35# have?

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May 10, 2015

Solutions to a quadratic of the form

the quadratic formula

The sub-expression within the square root determines the number (and type) of solutions; this sub-expression is called the "discriminant" and is typically expressed as:

with the conditions

Given

so there are two Real solutions