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One entry found for discriminant.
Main Entry: dis·crim·i·nant
Pronunciation: dis-primarystresskrim-(schwa-)nschwant
Function: noun
: the expression b2 - 4ac which is used to find out how many solutions exist for a quadratic equation of the general form ax2 + bx + c = 0 and which indicates that two real solutions exist when it is positive, one solution exists when it is equal to zero, and no solutions exist when it is less than zero

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