Question

Find the sum of the roots of the equation x2–8x+2=0.

A

-6

B

2

C

-8

D

8

Solution

The correct option is C 8 For general quadratic equation ax2+bx+c=0. Sum of the roots =−ba  So, for the equation x2–8x+2=0, Sum of the roots = −(−8)1=8 ∴ Sum of the roots of the equation is 8. Mathematics

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