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# Solve the quadratic equation $x^2+2x-15=0$

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$x=3,\:x=-5$
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## Step-by-step Solution

Problem to solve:

$x^2+2x-15=0$

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To find the roots of a polynomial of the form $ax^2+bx+c$ we use the quadratic formula, where in this case $a=1$, $b=2$ and $c=-15$. Then substitute the values of the coefficients of the equation in the quadratic formula:

• $\displaystyle x=\frac{-b\pm\sqrt{b^2-4ac}}{2a}$

$x=\frac{-2\pm 8}{2}$

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$x=\frac{-2\pm 8}{2}$

Learn how to solve quadratic equations problems step by step online. Solve the quadratic equation x^2+2x-15=0. To find the roots of a polynomial of the form ax^2+bx+c we use the quadratic formula, where in this case a=1, b=2 and c=-15. Then substitute the values of the coefficients of the equation in the quadratic formula:<ul><li>\displaystyle x=\frac{-b\pm\sqrt{b^2-4ac}}{2a}</li></ul>. To obtain the two solutions, divide the equation in two equations, one when \pm is positive (+), and another when \pm is negative (-). Subtract the values 8 and -2. Subtract the values -2 and -8.

$x=3,\:x=-5$
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$x^2+2x-15=0$