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-- Factor the left side of the equation.

-- Set one factor equal to zero, and solve it for 'x'. That gives you

one solution to the equation.

-- Set the other factor to zero, and solve it for 'x'. That gives you

the other solution to the equation.

-- If you don't get x=2 and x=-8/3 then repeat the previous steps,

because you made a mistake the first time.

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Q: How do you solve 3x squared plus 2x minus 16 is zero?

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Without knowing what "x" is, we cannot say what the answer will be. And without knowing the answer, we cannot solve for "x". Set x at zero, for example. Zero squared is zero, plus 6 time zero which is zero, minus 55. Your answer is then -55. Set x at one, for example. One squared is one, plus 6 times 1 which is six, minus 55. Your answer is then -48. Etc.

It can be solved by using the quadratic equation formula.

It can't be solved because the discriminant of this quadratic equation is less than zero

Factor it. (x - 8)(x - 2) x = 2, 8

zero

That factors to (x + 1)(x - 3) x = -1, 3

It Equals 2

No. Zero is neither plus nor minus.

It can't be factored because its discriminant is less than zero.

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x2-2x+1 = 0 (x-1)(x-1) = 0 x = 1 and also x = 1

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