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# Solve the quadratic equation $-5x^2-10x-4=0$

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##  Final answer to the problem

$x=-1+\frac{1}{\sqrt{5}},\:x=-1+\frac{-1}{\sqrt{5}}$
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##  Step-by-step Solution 

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For a simpler handling of the equation, change the sign of all terms, multiplying the entire whole by $-1$

$5x^2+10x+4=0$

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$5x^2+10x+4=0$

Learn how to solve problems step by step online. Solve the quadratic equation -5x^2-10x+-4=0. For a simpler handling of the equation, change the sign of all terms, multiplying the entire whole by -1. Use the complete the square method to factor the trinomial of the form ax^2+bx+c. Take common factor a (5) to all terms. Add and subtract \displaystyle\left(\frac{b}{2a}\right)^2. Factor the perfect square trinomial x^2+2x+1.

##  Final answer to the problem

$x=-1+\frac{1}{\sqrt{5}},\:x=-1+\frac{-1}{\sqrt{5}}$

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cosh
tanh
coth
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acosh
atanh
acoth
asech
acsch