How to factors 12x squared - 17x -5 = 0?
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Originally Posted by j0nath0n3 How to factors 12x squared - 17x -5 = 0? are both signs negative or is that a typo?
You complete the square or use the formula to find the zero of a parabola. That's the work-for-sure method. $\displaystyle 12x^2 - 17x -5 = (4x+1)(3x-5) $
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