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What is a^2+8a-48 please show work

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SalvatoreAney

(a+12)(a-4) You have to find the sum of 8 that is also the product of -48

armmermom2x

a^2+8a-48=0 First factor it (a+12)(a-4)=0 a=-12 or a=4 Then lets substitute 1)a=-12 a^2+8a-48=0 (-12)^2+8(-12)-48=0 144-96-48=0 0=0 2)a=4 a^2+8a-48=0 4^2+8(4)-48=0 16+32-48=0 0=0 Therefore both answers can be used in both equations

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