Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 6 - Review: 21

Answer

"whose product is $-48$ and whose sum is $2$"

Work Step by Step

Given $x^2+2x-48$ if we factor this expression we have that: $x^2+2x-48 = (x+8)(x-6)$ and the product of $8$ and $-6$ is $-48$, while the sum of $8$ and $-6$ is $2$
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