# k^2+13k+40=0

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## Solution for k^2+13k+40=0 equation:

Simplifying
k2 + 13k + 40 = 0

Reorder the terms:
40 + 13k + k2 = 0

Solving
40 + 13k + k2 = 0

Solving for variable 'k'.

Factor a trinomial.
(8 + k)(5 + k) = 0

Subproblem 1Set the factor '(8 + k)' equal to zero and attempt to solve:

Simplifying
8 + k = 0

Solving
8 + k = 0

Move all terms containing k to the left, all other terms to the right.

Add '-8' to each side of the equation.
8 + -8 + k = 0 + -8

Combine like terms: 8 + -8 = 0
0 + k = 0 + -8
k = 0 + -8

Combine like terms: 0 + -8 = -8
k = -8

Simplifying
k = -8
Subproblem 2Set the factor '(5 + k)' equal to zero and attempt to solve:

Simplifying
5 + k = 0

Solving
5 + k = 0

Move all terms containing k to the left, all other terms to the right.

Add '-5' to each side of the equation.
5 + -5 + k = 0 + -5

Combine like terms: 5 + -5 = 0
0 + k = 0 + -5
k = 0 + -5

Combine like terms: 0 + -5 = -5
k = -5

Simplifying
k = -5Solutionk = {-8, -5}`