Solve for y y^2+3y-8=0

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y2+3y-8=0
Use the quadratic formula to find the solutions.
-b±b2-4(ac)2a
Substitute the values a=1, b=3, and c=-8 into the quadratic formula and solve for y.
-3±32-4⋅(1⋅-8)2⋅1
Simplify.
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Simplify the numerator.
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Raise 3 to the power of 2.
y=-3±9-4⋅(1⋅-8)2⋅1
Multiply -8 by 1.
y=-3±9-4⋅-82⋅1
Multiply -4 by -8.
y=-3±9+322⋅1
Add 9 and 32.
y=-3±412⋅1
y=-3±412⋅1
Multiply 2 by 1.
y=-3±412
y=-3±412
The final answer is the combination of both solutions.
y=-3-412,-3+412
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Exact Form:
y=-3-412,-3+412
Decimal Form:
y=1.70156211…,-4.70156211…
Solve for y y^2+3y-8=0

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