Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 6 - Review Exercises: 11

Answer

(x-5)(x+4)

Work Step by Step

In the trinomial x$^2$-x-20, b=-1 and c=-20. The set of factors of c whose sum is equal to b are -5 and 4. Therefore the factorization is: (x-5)(x+4)
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