How do you factorise  x2-6x-16?
asked Oct 10, 2012 in Factors of a number by anonymous

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x^2 -6x -16=(x-8)(x+2)
answered Oct 10, 2012 by anonymous
ok since 2 and 8 are factors of 16. your answer will b(x-8) and (x+2). when we multiply -8 and 2 we get -16 and when we add them we get -6.
answered Feb 26, 2013 by Waqanivalu Linda (160 points)

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