# What is the value of the discriminant for the quadratic equation #5w^2 - 11w + 10 = 0#?

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Nov 6, 2015

#### Explanation:

For a general quadratic equation of the form

So in this case,

We can also obtain some information regarding the nature of the roots of the equation by considering the value of the discriminant.

In this case, since