# What is the value of the discriminant for #4x^2 + 6x + 1 = 0#?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 20, 2015

discriminant

#### Explanation:

The discriminant can be calculated with the formula:

#D=b^2-4ac#

Substitute your known values into the equation to find the discriminant:

#D=b^2-4ac#

#D=(6)^2-4(4)(1)#

#D=36-16#

#D=20#