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

Published by Pearson

# Chapter 5 - Polynomials and Factoring - Mid-Chapter Review - Mixed Review - Page 335: 14

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#### Work Step by Step

Using the factoring of trinomials in the form $x^2+bx+c,$ the $\text{ expression }$ \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} t^2+t-10 \end{array} has $c= -10$ and $b= 1 .$ There are no two numbers with a product of $c$ and a sum of $b.$ Hence, the given expression is not factorable or is $\text{ prime .}$

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