Week 3 DQ 2 - zero. Then we can solve it and find the two...

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Week 3 DQ 2 Please post a response to the following discussion question by clicking on  Reply. Explain in your own words how factoring is used to solve quadratic equations.  Demonstrate the process with examples. You would factor the equation out, by finding numbers that add up to the b term and multiply to the c constant. After we do that, we have it factored, and we can take each individual factor and equal it to
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Unformatted text preview: zero. Then we can solve it and find the two solutions. Here are some examples: + + = x2 4x 4 25 + = x 22 25 + = x 22 25 + = x 2 5 = -x 5 2 = - - -x 5 2 and 5 2 = , -x 3 7-+ = x2 10x 25 3-= x 52 3-= x 52 3- = x 5 3 = + x 3 5 = + - + x 3 5 and 3 5 = + , -x 5 3 5 3 . . x 6 732 and 3 268...
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2011 for the course MATH 116 taught by Professor Mcmillian during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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