# Math Help - plzzz answer

12x^2-5x-7
plzz solve and give description as i am unfamiliar with it

2. Originally Posted by Peacewanters007
12x^2-5x-7
plzz solve and give description as i am unfamiliar with it
We don't know what you are supposed to know, but here is methods of solving $12x^2-5x-7=0$:

Factorizing (either by inspection or using the rational root theorem):

$12x^2-5x-7=(x-1)(12x+7)=0$

so $x=1$ or $x=-7/12$.

RonL

3. Originally Posted by Peacewanters007
12x^2-5x-7
plzz solve and give description as i am unfamiliar with it