.we have to get 72
as the product of factors.
we have to get 17x if we subtract/add the factors.
so the factors are=8x and 9x.= 8x+9x = 17x. and 8x*9x= 72
if we take common:
so the factors are-x+8, x+9....
x+8= 0. so, x= -8.
x+9=o.so, x= -9
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