1) Determine the values of p such that: (1a) the roots of the equation are equal. (1b) the roots of the equation are non - real
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1a) When 4-8p=0, p=4/8=½ and the roots are equal (perfect square).

1b) When 4-8p<0, 4<8p, p>½, and the roots are complex, because it would mean taking the square root of a negative number.

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