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Pran J.

asked • 09/30/17

(3x+2)(3x-5)=0 what are the constants in this equation

(3x+2)(3x-5)=0 what are the constants in this equation
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Arturo O. answered • 09/30/17

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Philip P.

The question asked for "constants" not "constraints".  It's not clear to me what the question is asking.
 
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09/30/17

Pran J.

Are 2 and -5 constants?
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10/01/17

Arturo O.

In the context of polynomial functions, which I believe is the context of this problem, "constant" refers to the term of power zero in the polynomial.  For a polynomial expression of the form
 
ax2 + bx + c,
 
the constant is c.  In this particular problem, the constant term is -10.
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