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Solve the following by factoring. Make sure to put the answer in the form " x = a or x =b"
x^2 + 5x = 24
 9 months ago
 9 months ago
Solve the following by factoring. Make sure to put the answer in the form " x = a or x =b" x^2 + 5x = 24
 9 months ago
 9 months ago

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PradiusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
set the equation = 0 thats first step
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
2 numbers whose sum is 5 and product is 24 are .. ?
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jazzyfa30Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
idk can they add and subtract
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
hint : one of the numbers is negative
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
23 will be 1 how about 8 and 3, +8 and 3, sum =... ?
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
8+ (3) will be +5 which we want...
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so, split up 5x as 8x3x
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\(x^2+8x3x24=0\) can you factor now ?
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\(\huge \color{red}\checkmark\)
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so, what are the values of x ?
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jazzyfa30Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
confused i got it wrong
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
x = 3 or x =8 must be correct
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