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The square of certain number exceeds 24 by 5 times the numberwhat is the number?

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Wiki User
September 28, 2014 1:22AM

x2 - 5x - 24 = 0

(x + 3)(x - 8)

x = 8

Check it.

64 exceeds 24 by 40.

It checks.

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FARNICEE James
October 20, 2019 9:18AM
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