Example 2 - y 2 = 6 y 5 A quadratic with a term missing is...

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Example 2 Solve  y 2  = – 6  y  – 5.  Setting all terms equal to zero,  y 2  + 6  y  + 5 = 0  Factor. y  + 5)(  y  + 1) = 0  Setting each factor to 0,  To check, 
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Unformatted text preview: y 2 = 6 y 5 A quadratic with a term missing is called an incomplete quadratic (as long as the ax 2 term isn't missing)....
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