College Algebra 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305115546
ISBN 13: 978-1-30511-554-5

Chapter P, Prerequisites - Section P.6 - Factoring - P.6 Exercises - Page 42: 3


$10$; $7$; $5$; $2$; $(x+5)(x+2)$

Work Step by Step

To factor $x^2+7x+10$, we look for two integers whose product is $10$ and whose sum is $7$ These integers are $5$ and $2$, so the trinomial factors as $(x+5)(x+2)$.
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