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 Fill in the blanks to make a quadratic whose roots are 5 and -5.

 

x^2 + ___ x + ___

 Mar 26, 2024

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 Fill in the blanks to make a quadratic whose roots are 5 and -5.   x^2 + ___ x + ___  

 

 

Since the roots are +5 and –5, the quadratic factors to (x – 5)(x + 5)   

 

Multplied out, (x – 5)(x + 5) is x2 – 25.  

 

Fill in the blanks with 0 and –25 ............. x2  +  0x  +  –25    

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 Mar 27, 2024
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 Fill in the blanks to make a quadratic whose roots are 5 and -5.   x^2 + ___ x + ___  

 

 

Since the roots are +5 and –5, the quadratic factors to (x – 5)(x + 5)   

 

Multplied out, (x – 5)(x + 5) is x2 – 25.  

 

Fill in the blanks with 0 and –25 ............. x2  +  0x  +  –25    

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Bosco Mar 27, 2024

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