# Past Papers’ Solutions | Edexcel | AS & A level | Mathematics | Core Mathematics 1 (C1-6663/01) | Year 2008 | June | Q#8

Hits: 520 Question Given that the equation 2qx2 + qx – 1 = 0, where q is a constant, has no real roots, a. show that q2 + 8q < 0. b. Hence find the set of possible values of q. Solution a. We are given; We are given that given equation has no real roots. […]