Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 8 - Polynomials and Factoring - 8-5 Factoring X(squared) + bx + c - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 504: 48


a) They have opposite signs. b) $q$

Work Step by Step

a) Since $c=-30$, $p*q = -30$, so either $p$ or $q$ is negative. (The other is positive.) b) Since $13 > 0$, $q$ has the lower absolute value and is negative.
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