# What is the discriminant of #2x^2-7x-4=0# and what does that mean?

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The discriminant of

#### Explanation:

The discriminant for a quadratic equation in the form

is

For the given equation:

which tells us that there are 2 Real solutions

Solve

#### Explanation:

This mean there are 2 real roots (2 x-intercepts). They are given by the formula: