solve the equation so far i got (x-2) as a factor thats as far as i can seem to get
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Hi You are right ! So you can factor by which will give a second degree polynomial
Originally Posted by william solve the equation so far i got (x-2) as a factor thats as far as i can seem to get Hi william, When you divide by , you get which should be easily solved using the quadratic formula. The quadratic can be factored as well.
Originally Posted by masters Hi william, When you divide by , you get which should be easily solved using the quadratic formula. The quadratic can be factored as well. i got 1.5 and -0.3 is that correct?
Originally Posted by william i got 1.5 and -0.3 is that correct? Actually, when you solve by factoring , you get: So, the roots are: and . So, one of your roots was correct. You don't want to round off the other one to -.3 Leave it as a fraction.
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