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  1. Consider the equation 5x2 – 7x – 6 = 0 as you complete the parts below. Homework Help ✎ .

    1. What are the factors of 5x2 – 7x – 6?

    2. What are the solutions to the equation 5x2 – 7x – 6 = 0?

    3. How are the solutions to the equation related to the leading coefficient and constant term in the original polynomial?

(5x + 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?