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# Solve the quadratic equation $8x^2+4x=-\frac{1}{2}$

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$x=-\frac{1}{4},\:x=-\frac{1}{4}$
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Factor the polynomial $8x^2+4x$ by it's greatest common factor (GCF): $4x$

$4x\left(2x+1\right)=-\frac{1}{2}$

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$4x\left(2x+1\right)=-\frac{1}{2}$

Learn how to solve quadratic equations problems step by step online. Solve the quadratic equation 8x^2+4x=-1/2. Factor the polynomial 8x^2+4x by it's greatest common factor (GCF): 4x. Divide both sides of the equation by 4. Simplifying the quotients. Divide -\frac{1}{2} by 4.

$x=-\frac{1}{4},\:x=-\frac{1}{4}$

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The quadratic equations (or second degree equations) are those equations where the greatest exponent to which the unknown is raised is the exponent 2.