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abbey2804

  • one year ago

what two numbers add to 3 and multiply to -15

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    -5 x 3 = -15

  2. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    *add to 3**

  3. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    r u trying to facto out the quadratic equation ?

  4. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    factor*

  5. abbey2804
    • one year ago
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    yes i am factoring general trinomials

  6. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    is the leading coefficient equal to one ?

  7. abbey2804
    • one year ago
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    um... its x squared + 3x -15

  8. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    what are the factors of 15 ?

  9. abbey2804
    • one year ago
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    1 and 15 3 and 5

  10. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    oaky -1 times 15 = -15 but it's not equal to 3 when you add them -3 times 5 = -15 but you will not get positive 3 so thats mean it's not factorable

  11. abbey2804
    • one year ago
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    okay thats wat i thought but im wrong a lot but thanks alot for the help

  12. Nnesha
    • one year ago
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    np :=)

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