# Find the value of a if x= 0.5 is solution of equation ax 2 +(a-1)x+3=a

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by ararjun00

2015-02-21T21:37:03+05:30

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Ax² + (a-1)x + 3 = a
⇒ax² + (a-1)x + 3 - a = 0

Since x=0.5 is a solution of the equation,
a(0.5)² + (a-1)(0.5) + 3 - a = 0
⇒ 0.25a + 0.5a - 0.5 + 3 - a = 0
⇒ (0.25 + 0.5 -1)a - 0.5+3 = 0
⇒ -0.25a + 2.5 = 0
⇒ 0.25a = 2.5
⇒ a = 2.5/0.25
⇒ a = 10
2015-02-21T21:44:45+05:30

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X=0.5
=a