# How do you find the discriminant and how many solutions does #p^2+12p=-4# have?

##### 1 Answer

May 3, 2015

A quadratic equation of the form

has a discriminant

The quadratic has:

- no solutions if
#Dleta <0# - 1 solution if
#Delta =0# - 2 solutions if
#Delta >0#

Rewriting

in a standard form:

Since

the given quadratic has

2 solutions