# How do you find the zeros, real and imaginary, of #y= 3x^2+18x-24# using the quadratic formula?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 17, 2016

In this case both roots are real:

#### Explanation:

The zeroes, or solutions, are the points where the line crosses the

Set the equation equal to

This is the standard form of a quadratic equation:

Solve using the quadratic formula:

Notice the piece under the square root sign (radical). If it was