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Reasonable Root ? (Posted on 2013-02-17) Difficulty: 3 of 5
p is a nonzero real root of the equation: ax2+ bx + c = 0 and, q is a nonzero real root of the equation: -ax2+ bx + c = 0.

Does the equation ax2/2 + bx + c = 0 always have a root between p and q?

If so, prove it. Otherwise, give a counter example.

Note: Each of a, b and c is a nonzero real number.

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SolutionSolutionBrian Smith2016-07-14 13:45:22
Seems to me...Jer2013-02-17 19:19:06
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