jazzyfa30
  • jazzyfa30
Solve the following by factoring. Make sure to put the answer in the form " x = a or x =b" x^2 + 5x = 24
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  • chestercat
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Pradius
  • Pradius
set the equation = 0 thats first step
hartnn
  • hartnn
2 numbers whose sum is 5 and product is -24 are .. ?
jazzyfa30
  • jazzyfa30
idk can they add and subtract

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hartnn
  • hartnn
hint : one of the numbers is negative
jazzyfa30
  • jazzyfa30
(1,2,3,4,6,8,12,24)
jazzyfa30
  • jazzyfa30
2 +-3
hartnn
  • hartnn
2-3 will be -1 how about 8 and 3, +8 and -3, sum =... ?
jazzyfa30
  • jazzyfa30
-5
hartnn
  • hartnn
8+ (-3) will be +5 which we want...
jazzyfa30
  • jazzyfa30
ok
hartnn
  • hartnn
8*(-3) =-24
hartnn
  • hartnn
so, split up 5x as 8x-3x
hartnn
  • hartnn
\(x^2+8x-3x-24=0\) can you factor now ?
jazzyfa30
  • jazzyfa30
(x+8)(x-3)
hartnn
  • hartnn
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hartnn
  • hartnn
so, what are the values of x ?
jazzyfa30
  • jazzyfa30
-8 and 3
hartnn
  • hartnn
you got it :)
jazzyfa30
  • jazzyfa30
confused i got it wrong
hartnn
  • hartnn
x = 3 or x =-8 must be correct

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