Simple math but can you solve it? Quadratic challenge!

Quadratic equation question is one of the most common questions to expect in O-Level, JAMB and Post-UTME.

So, if you know how to solve quadratic, it is like saying you’ve already answered at least one math question in the exams mentioned above.

Today, let’s see who still remembers how to solve the quadratic equations!

Solve and post your answer in the comment box below! Here is the challenge:

quadratic equation challenge
quadratic equation challenge

Solve 5x2 + 6x + 1 = 0

Let’s go!

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14 thoughts on “Simple math but can you solve it? Quadratic challenge!

  • February 13, 2021 at 8:42 pm
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    5x²+6x=-1
    5x²+6x+1=0
    5x²+5x+x+1=0
    (5x²+5x)(x+1)=0
    5x(x+1)+1(x+1)=0
    (5x+1)(x+1)=0
    5x+1=0; x+1=0
    x=-1/5 OR -1

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    • July 25, 2021 at 1:36 pm
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      Hi, can you please solve it with completing the square method

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  • February 10, 2021 at 9:42 pm
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    X=-1 or x=-1/5

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  • January 30, 2021 at 12:23 pm
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    X is -1/5 and -1

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  • January 4, 2021 at 2:34 pm
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    -1/5 or -1

    very simple

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  • August 24, 2020 at 12:55 pm
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    The maths is simple the answer is
    x=1

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    • February 13, 2021 at 8:41 pm
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      5x²+6x=-1
      5x²+6x+1=0
      5x²+5x+x+1=0
      (5x²+5x)(x+1)=0
      5x(x+1)+1(x+1)=0
      (5x+1)(x+1)=0
      5x+1=0; x+1=0
      x=-1/5 OR -1

      Reply
      • February 16, 2021 at 7:11 pm
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        X= -1 or -1/5

    • June 19, 2020 at 10:03 am
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      The answer is x=-1 and x=-1/5

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      • June 19, 2020 at 10:05 am
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        The maths is simple

    • June 22, 2020 at 12:41 pm
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      My name is timileyin am 14 years of age quadratic equation is one of the best and compulsory topic in mathematics
      The answer
      X=-1\5,X=-1

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      • June 22, 2020 at 4:32 pm
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        👍

      • June 22, 2020 at 4:32 pm
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        👍

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