College Algebra (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321979478
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-947-6

Chapter 1 - Section 1.2 - Quadratic Equations - 1.2 Assess Your Understanding: 1

Answer

x = -1 or x = 6

Work Step by Step

$x^{2} - 5x - 6$ $x^{2} -6x + x - 6$ $ x (x - 6) + 1 (x - 6) $ $ (x + 1) (x - 6)$ Either x + 1 = 0 x = -1 or x - 6 = 0 x = 6
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