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TheYankee

  • one year ago

Can somebody show me how to factor this quadratic equation?

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  1. TheYankee
    • one year ago
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    2x^2 – 5x – 3

  2. Er.Mohd.AMIR
    • one year ago
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    2x2-(6-1)x-3=2x2-6x+x-3

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    \[x=(-b \pm \sqrt{b ^{2}-4ac})\div2a\]

  4. Er.Mohd.AMIR
    • one year ago
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    2*3=6 make factor of 6 as difference is middle term that is 5

  5. TheYankee
    • one year ago
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    Oh! Quadratic formula. Yes. Would the solved product be the factored form?

  6. TheYankee
    • one year ago
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    I'm going to be putting it into a rational expression :)

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I'm fairly sure, yes.

  8. TheYankee
    • one year ago
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    I'll post what I got in a minute. Could ya'll check it over?

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Sure :)

  10. TheYankee
    • one year ago
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    I got 3 or -0.5. Correct? And also, if that's factored, how do I know which to choose...?

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Okay I don't know if I messed up or not but I got 5.83? I'm probably very wrong. xD I'm sorry.

  12. TheYankee
    • one year ago
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    That's alright :/ I'll have to try elsewhere. Thanks anyway! I just double checked my answers, here, though http://www.math.com/students/calculators/source/quadratic.htm

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