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Posted by **jenna d** on Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 3:14pm.

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**helper**, Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 4:01pmx^2 + 5x + 6 = 0

factors of 6,

2 x 3 = 6

6 x 1 = 6

factors of 6 that add to 5

2 + 3 = 5

6 + 1 = 7

Since, 2 x 3 = 6 AND 2 + 3 = 5

x^2 + 5x +6 = (x + 2)(x + 3)

( x + 2 ) = 0

x = - 2

(x + 3)= 0

x = -3

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