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What real value  of t produces the smallest value of the quadratic t^2 - 8t - 36?

 Oct 25, 2020
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This is a bowl shaped parabola....minimum will be at the vertex

  the t value at the vertex is given by    - b/2a = - -8/(2(1)) = 4 = t

 Oct 25, 2020
edited by ElectricPavlov  Oct 25, 2020

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