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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

 Jul 28, 2021
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Using the discriminant, the possible values of n are 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, so the probability is 6/10 = 3/5.

 Jul 28, 2021
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Good logic guest but you need to be very careful to read the question properly and answer what is asked.

Melody  Jul 28, 2021

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