How do you solve #(x + 3) ² – (2x – 1)1 = 0#?
Collect Like Terms:
Use Quadratic Formula:
There are no REAL SOLUTIONS .
You can not square root a NEGATIVE NUMBER.
There are two imaginary solutions:
Using the quadratic formula:
Since the number under the square root is negative, the solutions are imaginary. You could write "no real solution" for the answer, or if you want the imaginary ones:
Here are the final imaginary solutions: