College Algebra (10th Edition)

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

Chapter R - Section R.5 - Factoring Polynomials - R.5 Assess Your Understanding - Page 57: 71



Work Step by Step

To factor a trinomial in the form x2+bx+c, we must find two numbers whose product is c and whose sum is b. We then insert these two numbers into the blanks of the factors (x+_)(x+_). $3x^{2}+10x-8=(3x-2)(x+4)$
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