Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 9 - Quadratic Functions and Equations - Mid-Chapter Quiz - Page 575: 20


$x=3$ or $x=-\frac{1}{2}$

Work Step by Step

$2x^2-5x-3=0$ $2x^2-6x+x-3=0$ $2x(x-3)+(x-3)=0$ $(x-3)(2x+1)=0$ $x=3$ or $x=-\frac{1}{2}$ The equation has two solutions, $x=3$ or $x=-\frac{1}{2}$
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