How would one factor the following expression # -3x^2+ 5x - 2# ?
Jul 12, 2016
(x - 1)(2 - 3x)
f(x) = -3x^2 + 5x - 2
Since a + b + c = 0, use shortcut.
One real root is (x1 = 1) and the other is
We can write:
f(x) = a(x - x1)(x - x2)