# If α and β are the zeros of x2 + 5x + 8 then the value of (α + β) isA. 5B. ‒5C. 8D. ‒8

Since, α and β are the zeroes of polynomialx2 + 5x + 8

And we know that,

x2 – (α + β) + αβ is the polynomial with α and β as its zeros

Thus, (α + β) = -5

Hence, option B is correct.

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