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

##### 1 Answer

The two imaginary roots of this equation are

#### Explanation:

For a quadratic equation in standard form,

We can take the equation we are given and set

The quadratic formula has the form:

If the piece under the square root sign is positive, there will be two real roots. If it is negative there may be imaginary roots.

In this case:

In this case both roots are imaginary.