How do you solve #4x²-1=0#?

2 Answers
Sep 3, 2016

Answer:

1 or -1

Explanation:

#(2x-1)(2x+1)=0#
#2x-1=0,2x+1=0#
#2x=0+1,2x=0-1#
#2x=1,2x=-1#
#x=1/2,x=-1/2#
#S.S{+1/2,-1/2}#

Sep 3, 2016

Answer:

#x=+-1/2#

Explanation:

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Given:#" "4x^2-1=0#

Add 1 to both sides

#4x^2=1#

Divide both sides by 4

#x^2=1/4#

Square root both sides

#x=+-sqrt(1/4) = +-1/2#