How do you make "-5(t^2)+10t+35" into factored form?

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- Apr 12th 2010, 01:56 PMsinjid9Factored form question
How do you make "-5(t^2)+10t+35" into factored form?

- Apr 12th 2010, 02:26 PMpickslides
- Apr 12th 2010, 02:38 PMsinjid9
in the part:

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how do you know where to put the brackets that seperate (+1) and (-7) - Apr 12th 2010, 02:58 PMpickslides
In I was looking for a new constant term that would help me make a perfect square. Finidng as this term gave

I couldn't just throw away the and to balance the equation I introduced an extra from the found.

A perfect square has the from of either

or - Apr 12th 2010, 03:33 PMsinjid9
k one more question. If I were to make this into an equation like this

"h=-5(t^2)+10t+35" is it possible to make "h=-5(t^2)+10t+35" into a(x-s)(x-t)? Without graphing it? - Apr 12th 2010, 03:56 PMpickslides