



 
Hi Lindah, The quadratic $(x  r_1)(x  r_2)$ has roots $r_1$ and $r_2$ but so does $2 (x  r_1)(x  r_2)$ and $5 (x  r_1)(x  r_2).$ In fact for any constant $k,$ $k (x  r_1)(x  r_2)$ has roots $r_1$ and $r_2.$ If you know what the constant term is can you find the appropriate value of $k?$ Penny  


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