Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 11 - Quadratic Functions and Equations - 11.3 Studying Solutions of Quadratic Equations - 11.3 Exercise Set - Page 718: 40



Work Step by Step

To write a quadratic equation with the given values as solutions, we find the corresponding factors. We then FOIL out the factors to find the original quadratic equation: $$ 0=\left(x+0.6\right)\left(x-1.4\right) \\ 0= xx+x\left(-1.4\right)+0.6x+0.6\left(-1.4\right) \\ 0= x^2-0.8x-0.84$$
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