find the value of p which will make the product of 2p-5 and p-4 equal in the value of p+8

Asked by renukasahu8 | 19th Oct, 2010, 09:26: PM

Expert Answer:

Dear Student,
(2p -5)(p-4) = (p+8)
2p2 - 13p + 20  = p + 8
2p2 - 14p + 12  = 0
p2 - 7p + 6  = 0
p2 - 6p - p + 6  = 0
p(p - 6) - 1(p - 6) = 0
(p - 6)(p - 1) = 0
p = 6 and p = 1,
These p values meet the condition.
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Answered by  | 19th Oct, 2010, 09:44: PM

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