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anonymous
 one year ago
Solve the equation. Write the smaller value of x.
{x^2}  4x  5 = 0
anonymous
 one year ago
Solve the equation. Write the smaller value of x. {x^2}  4x  5 = 0

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LynFran
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3try factoring out x^25x+x5=0

LynFran
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3x(x5)+1(x5)=0 (x+1)=0 and (x5)=0 now solve for x

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Don't forget to medal and fan if you already haven't. Plus send me a message if you need more help. @Aliypop

LynFran
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3you would get 2 values for x...

LynFran
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3so x=1 and x=5 the smaller value is x=1

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sorry I was talking to my mom

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Find the value of x. x=20/2(5)

LynFran
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3you just need to simplify to find x....what do u get?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I can't seem to get answer for simplifying it

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Find the value of x. x/52= 250 do I do the same as well ?

LynFran
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3to find x we need to multiply both sides of the equation by 52.. so we can get x alone at 1side of the equation sodw:1438102872500:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Find the value of x. 8x =  28 Now I'm not sure if I add on this one ?

LynFran
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3as you can see here x is being multiply by 8....so whats the opposite of multiplication? ...that way we can get the x at 1side of the equation to solve for it...

LynFran
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3we need to divide both sides of the equation by 8

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[x^2  4x  5 = 0\\x^25x+x5=0\\x(x5)+1(x5)=0\\(x5)[x+1]=0\\ \implies\ (x5)=0,\ or\ (x+1)=0\\ \implies\ x=5,\ or\ x=1\\ as\ we\ haveto\ take\ smaller\ x\\ \therefore\ x=1\ is\ desired\ answer.\]
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