I choose a random integer n between 1 and 10 inclusive. What is the probability that for the n I chose, there exist no real solutions to the equation x(x+5) = -n? Express your answer as a common fraction.

Guest May 4, 2022

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The values that lead to non-real solutions are 9 and 10, so the probability is 2/10 = 1/5.

Guest May 4, 2022