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2x2 - 15x - 8 = 0How do I solve this by Factoring?

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2x- 15x - 8 = 0

How do I solve this by Factoring?

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Step 1

Factor the equation...

2x2 -15x8 0
(-16 x1 =-16
2x (-8) 16
2x2 -16xx8 = 0
-16+1=-15
(2x2 -16x)+(x-8)= 0
2x(x-8)+(x-8)0
(x-8)(2x +1)0
(group the terms)
(take the common terms out in each group)
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2x2 -15x8 0 (-16 x1 =-16 2x (-8) 16 2x2 -16xx8 = 0 -16+1=-15 (2x2 -16x)+(x-8)= 0 2x(x-8)+(x-8)0 (x-8)(2x +1)0 (group the terms) (take the common terms out in each group)

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