## Calculus with Applications (10th Edition)

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# Chapter R - Algebra Reference - R.1 Polynomials - R.2 Exercises: 5

#### Answer

$$(m-7)(m+2)$$

#### Work Step by Step

Find the factors of $-14$ that sum to $-5$, in this case $-7$ and $2$: $$m^2-5m-14=(m-7)(m+2)$$

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