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melodylovesunicorns
 3 years ago
Solve the quadratic equation y2  5y = 4 by factoring
melodylovesunicorns
 3 years ago
Solve the quadratic equation y2  5y = 4 by factoring

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RyanL.
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1add 4 to both sides first.

abb0t
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1add the 4 and set it equal to zero. So: \[y^25y+4=0\]

abb0t
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You're next step is to find two numbers(a and b) when multiplied give you 5, but when added result in +4. Those two numbers will make up: \[(x \pm a )(x \pm b) \] where a and b are real numbers.

RyanL.
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1It's the other way around. When you multiply them you get +4 and when you add them you get 5

melodylovesunicorns
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank you so much!
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