Lesson 58 of 95

Coefficient on x2 Term, Negative Constant
Students learn that a trinomial in the form ax^2 + bx + c (where c is negative), such as 5x^2 + 3x - 2, can be factored as the product of two binomials, in this case (5x - 2)(x + 1). The first term in each binomial comes from the factors of 5x^2, 5x and x. The second term in each binomial  more...
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