Posted by Lisa on .
Factor to solve the equation
3x^2+10x98=0

algebra 
drwls,
This is not geometry. There are no rational integer solutions to this equation.
The roots are
x = (1/6)[10 +35.72..] = 4.287..
and
x = (1/6)[10 35.72..] = 7.620..
One way of factoring it would be
3*(x4.287)(x+7.620) = 0