# quadratic equation by factoring

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

1. Solve the following quadratic equation by factoring.

a) x^2 + 7x + 10 = 0

b) 2x^2 - 3x - 2 = 0

2. Compute the discriminant of the quadratic equation 3x^2+x+2=0. Briefly describe the number and type of solutions for this equation.

Â© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com December 16, 2022, 7:37 am ad1c9bdddfhttps://brainmass.com/math/basic-algebra/quadratic-equations-factoring-computing-discriminant-410637

#### Solution Preview

Please do not forget to give a "5" and a positive comment.

1a) x^2+7x+10 = 0

Rewriting the given equation, we have --

x^2 + 2x + 5x + 10 = 0

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

Grouping similar terms, we have --

(x ...

#### Solution Summary

This solution addresses quadratic equations by factoring.

$2.49