# Roots of a Quadratic Equation : Word Problem

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Assume that the sum and product of two roots of a quadratic equation are 5 and 6, respectively. Find two roots.

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Solution. Assume that two roots are x and y. Then we have

x+y=5

xy=6

If they are roots, then let's use W to ...

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The roots of a quadratic equation are found by solving a word problem. The solution, as written, is logical and easily understood.

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