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Factor x^2-13x-14

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babii123 | Student, Undergraduate | eNoter

Posted April 28, 2013 at 4:54 PM via web

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Factor x^2-13x-14

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justaguide | College Teacher | (Level 2) Distinguished Educator

Posted April 28, 2013 at 5:23 PM (Answer #1)

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The factors of x^2-13x-14 have to be determined.

x^2-13x-14

= x^2 - 14x + x - 14

= x(x - 14) + 1(x - 14)

= (x + 1)(x - 14)

The factored form of x^2-13x-14 = (x + 1)(x - 14)

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