Free SAT Test Questions

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Section: Math - Passport to Advanced Math
Topic: Quadratic Equations
Difficulty level: Medium

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If $\alpha$ and $\beta$ are the roots of the equation $2x^2+5x-1=0$, what is the value of ${\alpha}^2+{\beta}^2$? (without calculator)

Note: Please enter value as fraction e.g. "1/3"

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