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# Solve the quadratic equation $-3x^2+24x-42=0$

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##  Final answer to the problem

$x=\frac{8+\sqrt{8}}{2},\:x=\frac{8-\sqrt{8}}{2}$
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##  Step-by-step Solution 

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Factor the polynomial $-3x^2+24x-42$ by it's greatest common factor (GCF): $3$

$3\left(-x^2+8x-14\right)=0$

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$3\left(-x^2+8x-14\right)=0$

Learn how to solve problems step by step online. Solve the quadratic equation -3x^2+24x+-42=0. Factor the polynomial -3x^2+24x-42 by it's greatest common factor (GCF): 3. Divide both sides of the equation by 3. For a simpler handling of the equation, change the sign of all terms, multiplying the entire whole by -1. Multiply -1 times -1.

##  Final answer to the problem

$x=\frac{8+\sqrt{8}}{2},\:x=\frac{8-\sqrt{8}}{2}$

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