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8-95.

Consider the equation 5

*x*^{2}– 7*x*– 6 = 0 as you complete the parts below. Homework Help ✎ .What are the factors of 5

*x*^{2}– 7*x*– 6?What are the solutions to the equation 5

*x*^{2}– 7*x*– 6 = 0?How are the solutions to the equation related to the leading coefficient and constant term in the original polynomial?

(5*x* + 3)(*x* − 2)

Use the Zero Product Property.

The solutions are the values that make the factors equal to 0.

How are the solutions related to the original equation?