# How do you find the zeros, real and imaginary, of #y= -x^2-2x-1 # using the quadratic formula?

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Dec 26, 2016

#### Answer:

There are a double rooth, x = - 1.

#### Explanation:

Applying the Quadratic Formula, we can obtain the rooth of:

solving the equation:

Remember the Quadratic Formula:

When

Applying this formula to the equation given, we have:

Because the discriminant is zero, we have only one solution. In this case, the solution is real.