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Polynomials

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Find all possible values of a, if the equations ax^2+5x+1=0 has two different real roots

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Feb 24, 2021

We have $5^2-4a>0\implies 25>4a\implies \boxed{a<\frac{25}{4}}$, since the discriminant is positive.