KrissyTrimm
a^210a+25=0
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matricked
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a^2 5a 5a+25=0
a(a5)5(a5)=0
(a5)(a5)=0
or (a5)^2=0
or a=5,5

KrissyTrimm
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Thank you but MyMathLab program is saying that 5,5 is not correct

tcarroll010
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(a  5)^2 = 0 a  5 = 0 a = 5

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because (5)^2 = 25 and 2(5) = 10

KrissyTrimm
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ah ... okay. Thank you!

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uw!