# What is the sum of the x-intercepts of the graph of the quadratic function #y=x^2-4x-12#?

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Mar 22, 2018

#### Explanation:

The sum of the roots of any quadratic is given by the formula:

#"sum of roots " = -b/a#

Therefore, in this case we have:

#"sum of roots " = -(-4)/1 = 4#

So the sum of the x-intercepts of the graph is

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