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  • 5 years ago

how do i solve -xsquared=-5x+6

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  1. anonymous
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    add x squared to both sides of the equation and post what you got.

  2. anonymous
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    0=xsquared-5x+6

  3. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    now, do you know how to solve quadratic equations of the form ax2+bx+c = 0?

  4. anonymous
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    yes

  5. anonymous
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    then go ahead and do that in your problem.

  6. anonymous
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    x=1

  7. anonymous
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    mary, we help them get their answers, not solve their problems for them

  8. anonymous
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    a=0xsquared b=-5x and c=6

  9. anonymous
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    connor that is not the answer so keep working

  10. anonymous
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    how did you get a = 0?

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    -xsquared=-5x+6 +x +x -5x+6+x -6 -6 -5x-5 /-5 /-5 x=1

  12. anonymous
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    that it

  13. anonymous
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    0 = x^2 - 5x + 6 that factors into 0 = (x - 3)(x - 2) do you know how to solve from here?

  14. anonymous
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    sorry internet stopped working

  15. anonymous
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    so -2,-1?

  16. anonymous
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    either x - 3 = 0 or x - 2 = 0 solve for x x = 3 or x = 2

  17. anonymous
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    but im supposed to get the coordinates like (blank,0) and (blank,0)

  18. anonymous
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    x=1

  19. anonymous
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    so -2,0 and -3,0?

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