Posted by kiearra on Sunday, December 28, 2008 at 1:50pm.
factor the expression
- 11th grade - Reiny, Sunday, December 28, 2008 at 1:56pm
This one also factors.
I gave you the previous one, why don't you try this, the factors are quite simple.
Let me know what you got.
- 11th grade - kiearra, Sunday, December 28, 2008 at 2:07pm
Reiny i got
x=-5 or x=3
- 11th grade - bobpursley, Sunday, December 28, 2008 at 2:30pm
Not quite. You have to get +2x^2
(2x-5)(x+3) ought to do it.
- 11th grade - Reiny, Sunday, December 28, 2008 at 2:30pm
did you notice that the first term was 2x^2, so one of the factors must have started with 2x
so it had to be (2x...)(x....)
YOu should have expanded your answer to see if you get the original question back.
I got (2x-5(x+3)= 0
x = 5/2 or x = -3
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