# How do you find the roots, real and imaginary, of #y=2x^2 + 13x + 6+4(x -1)^2 # using the quadratic formula?

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Dec 29, 2015

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

First expand and simplify to ensure just one term for each power of x.

Then use

There are only imaginary roots to this equation, meaning that in graphical terms the graph never intersects the x axis.