Hello there, I've got a quadratic equation. I'm supposed to solve it by factorising but it's already factorized.
Can you help me?
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Use the fact that
Do I expand everything on the left hand side then do the same on the the Right hand side then move the right hand side to the left hand side to make it = 0?
Yep have a go at that.
After a long complex situation I get
Which I can't do as nothing multiplys to make 18 thats add to 10
But I've got to do via factorisation. Don't think I can factorise the above. Think I done something wrong.
Complete the square then.
Originally Posted by JibblyJabbly But I've got to do via factorisation
if you insist ...
Originally Posted by skeeter
if you insist ... Just to double check is equal to right? I assume I had problems with the Left hand side of the equation
Last edited by JibblyJabbly; Sep 21st 2011 at 05:38 PM.
Better check my workings but,
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