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April 28th, 2016, 04:09 PM  #1 
Senior Member Joined: Feb 2016 From: seattle Posts: 377 Thanks: 10  can someone explain Factoring Trinomials in the Form x^2+bx+c
Before I was looking at it as Dividing it as 5 for each of these.

April 28th, 2016, 04:27 PM  #2 
Math Team Joined: Jul 2011 From: Texas Posts: 2,836 Thanks: 1479  first rule of factoring ... pull out any common factors $5(x^27x+10)$ then factor the trinomial $5(x2)(x5)$ 
April 28th, 2016, 04:34 PM  #3 
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$\displaystyle 5(x^27x+10)$ Now, what two numbers have a sum of $7$ and are equal to $10$ when multiplied together? 

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