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SAValkyrie
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0To find the factors of the polynomial x^2+5x14, you have to factor the equation first. Use crisscross method or the australian method to do this. Do you know how to do this?

SAValkyrie
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I cannot give you the answer right away due to the code of conduct. So the only way i can do this is to help you step by step.

SAValkyrie
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so you want to find two numbers when you add them it becomes +5 and when you multiply it becomes 14

SnuggieLad
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Do you understand that explanation?

SnuggieLad
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Pardon the name of the site but it explains it well... http://www.dummies.com/howto/content/howtofactorapolynomialexpression.html The answer is (x+7)(x2) But I don't want to give it to you without explaining it. Don't forget to fan and best the answers!

SnuggieLad
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Exactly what I said @gupta101

Hero
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2And here's the actual explanation for it: 1. Find two numbers that add to get 5, but multiply to get 14. In other words: a + b = 5 ab = 14 And you figure out that a = 7, b = 2 works for both. Then you perform the following steps: x^2+5x14 x^2 + 7x  2x 2*7 x(x + 7) 2(x + 7) (x + 7)(x  2)
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