Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 10 - Section 10.3 - Finding Binomial Factors - Exercise: 31

Answer

$(c+3)(c-18)$

Work Step by Step

$c^2-15c-54$ has no common monomial factors $=(\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ )(\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ )$ $=(c\ \ \ \ \ \ )(c\ \ \ \ \ \ )$ $=(c+\ )(c-\ )$ The factors of -54 must have unlike signs. $=(c+3)(c-18)$ 3 and -18 have a sum of -15 and a product of -54.
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