is it possible to factor this??
the closest i can get is -30 times -20 but the sum of that equal -50
Hello, t-dot!
If you're desperate, you can use the Quadratic Formula.Is it possible to factor this: .
Consider the quadratic: .
Quadratic Formula: .
And we have: .
Now we can run the problem backwards:
. .
. .
So the equation was: .
. . and the quadratic is: .
Therefore: .