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# Find the value of 'm' if the roots of the equation 2^m X^2 +

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Find the value of 'm' if the roots of the equation 2^m X^2 + [#permalink]  29 Feb 2004, 16:16
Find the value of 'm' if the roots of the equation 2^m X^2 + 8X + 32^m = 0 are real & equal.

a.1/4
b.4/3
c.3/2
d.2/3
e.
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D!!

b^2 = 4ac
64 = 4*2^m*2^5m
2^6 = 2^(2+m+5m)
6=6m+2
m=2/3....
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