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 3 years ago
Find an equation that has 5 and 8 as solutions. Write your equation in standard form. For example, 4 and 3 are solutions to x^2x12=0.
 3 years ago
Find an equation that has 5 and 8 as solutions. Write your equation in standard form. For example, 4 and 3 are solutions to x^2x12=0.

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ashwinram
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0(x+5)(x8) = 0 x = 5 is a solution (makes the first factor zero) x = 8 is a solution (makes the second factor zero)

ashwinram
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now expand it to standard form

captaintim0070196
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Another way to do this: Find the sum of the solutions. That is 3. Find the product of the solutions. That is  40. Now, reverse the sign of the sum of the solutions. That is  3. Then, your equation is \[x^{2}  3x 40=0\]
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