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x^2 - 3x + 2 = 0

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x^2 - 3x + 2 = 0 [#permalink] New post 06 Jul 2018, 09:25
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\(x^2 - 3x + 2 = 0\)

Quantity A
Quantity B
Twice the sum of the roots of the equation
6


A)The quantity in Column A is greater.
B)The quantity in Column B is greater.
C)The two quantities are equal.
D)The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.
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Re: x^2 - 3x + 2 = 0 [#permalink] New post 07 Jul 2018, 06:33
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\(x^2 - 3x + 2 = 0\)

Quantity A
Quantity B
Twice the sum of the roots of the equation
6


A)The quantity in Column A is greater.
B)The quantity in Column B is greater.
C)The two quantities are equal.
D)The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.



\(x^2 - 3x + 2 = 0\)

or \(x^2 - 2x - x + 2 = 0\)

or \((x - 1)(x - 2) = 0\)

So the roots are = 1 and 2

Now QTY A= Twice the sum of the roots of the equation = \(2 * (1 + 2) = 6\)

Hence QTY A =QTY B
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