# How do you factor and solve #x^2+ 15x= -36#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 7, 2016

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#### Explanation:

To solve

We begin by setting the equation equal to zero.

Now find the factors of 36

Since the second sign of the trinomial is

Since the first sign of the trinomial is

So the factors are

Now factor the trinomial

Set each factor equal to zero and solve.

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