# Factoring quadratic equations.

Not what you're looking for? Search our solutions OR ask your own Custom question.

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

Â© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com December 24, 2021, 4:44 pm ad1c9bdddfhttps://brainmass.com/math/basic-algebra/4590

#### Solution Preview

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.

$2.49