Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 6 - Review Exercises: 14

Answer

prime

Work Step by Step

In the trinomial x$^2$+5x-9, b=5 and c=-9. There is no set of factors of c whose sum is equal to b. Therefore the expression is prime.
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