The quadratic x^2 +5x + c has roots in the form of \(x = \frac {-5 \pm \sqrt c}{2}\) . What is the value of c?

The product of the roots = c / a = c

So this implies that.......

[ -5 + √c] / 2 * [ -5 - √c ] / 2 = c

[25 - c] / 4 = c

25 - c = 4c

25 = 5c

5 = c