10th grade

how do i solve
X2 +4X-60

(the 2 after the x is supposed to stand for squared.)

asked by arricka
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    posted by Writeacher
  2. x^2+4x-60=0
    You have to look for two numbers that multiply to the last term (-60) and add to the middle term (4). In this case, the numbers are 10 and -6. We write them like this:
    (x+10)(x-6)
    Check my work.

    posted by Jen
  3. 2x + 4x=60
    6x=60
    x=60/6
    so x=10
    very simple.....

    posted by priya

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