(x + 5) is a factor of x2 + 2x – 15. What is the other factor? Question (x + 5) is a factor of x2 + 2x – 15. What is the other factor? in progress 0 Math Audrey 3 months 2022-02-19T07:46:31+00:00 2022-02-19T07:46:31+00:00 1 Answer 0 views 0

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Answer:(x-3)

Step-by-step explanation: First look what which two numbers would multiply to -15 and add to 2. In this case, it’s 5 and -3 because 5x-3=15 and 5+(-3)=2.So the other factor is (x-3)To check your work, simply multiply(x+5)(x-3) = x2 + 2x – 15