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x^2 + 6x + 5 = 0... how would i solve for this????Solve the trinomial by factoring or quadratic formula:

 Feb 20, 2020
edited by drjtr1988  Feb 20, 2020
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x^2  + 5x  +  6   = 0     factor as

 

(x + 3) ( x + 2)   = 0

 

So either

 

x + 3  =  0    and  x  = -3       or   x + 2  = 0  and x  = -2

 

 

cool cool cool

 Feb 20, 2020
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x^2 + 6x + 5 = 0... how would i solve for this?   

 

Chris, you swapped places with the 6 and the 5. 

 

X2 + 6X + 5 = 0 

 

This factors to (X+5)(X+1) 

 

So  X = –5  and  X = –1 

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