Discriminant Calculator

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Find the discriminant of $$$3 x^{2} - 4 x + 5 = 0$$$.

Solution

The discriminant of the quadratic equation $$$a x^{2} + b x + c$$$ is $$$D = b^{2} - 4 a c$$$.

Our equation is $$$3 x^{2} - 4 x + 5 = 0$$$, so $$$a = 3$$$, $$$b = -4$$$, $$$c = 5$$$.

Thus, $$$D = \left(-4\right)^{2} - \left(4\right)\cdot \left(3\right)\cdot \left(5\right) = -44$$$.

Answer

The discriminant of $$$3 x^{2} - 4 x + 5 = 0$$$A is $$$-44$$$A.