# How do you solve #x^2 + 3x - 40 = 0#?

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Apr 4, 2016

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#### Explanation:

For this problem, we are able to factor. Since 8 and 5 are both factors of 40, and since 8-5=3, we will use 8 and 5 in our binomial equation: