Hi I cant seem to factorize x^2-2x-1 I need to arrange it so it can be multiplied out ( )( ) Help please?
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Originally Posted by wolfhound Hi I cant seem to factorize x^2-2x-1 I need to arrange it so it can be multiplied out ( )( ) Help please? Use the quadratic formula: . Find two values of x, and then write them in the form ( , where and are the two solutions of the equation.
Originally Posted by wolfhound Hi I cant seem to factorize x^2-2x-1 I need to arrange it so it can be multiplied out ( )( ) Help please? That's because it doesn't factorise neatly. Find and then if it's a perfect square it will factorise, if not it won't
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