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Posted by **ADAM** on Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 7:58pm.

how do i do this by factoring

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**Reiny**, Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 8:14pmI assume you want to solve it.

write it as

x^2 + 3x - 54 = 0

Can you think of two numbers that multiply to get -54 and have a sum of +3 ?

how about +9 and -6 ?

(x+9)(x-6) = 0

x = -9 or x = 6

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