# How do you solve #t^2 + 13t + 42 = 0# using the quadratic formula?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 26, 2016

The solutions for the equation are:

#### Explanation:

The equation is of the form

The **Discriminant** is given by:

The solutions are found using the formula

The solutions are:

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