# Factoring quadratic equations.

Solve the equation x^2 + 3x - 10 = 0 by factoring.

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Original Equation

x^2 + 3x - 10 = 0

Factor

(x + 5)(x - 2) = 0

Set each factor equal to 0

x + 5 = 0 or x - 2 ...

#### Solution Summary

A quadratic equation is solved by factoring.

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