Q. 185.0( 2 Votes )

# If (x2

Answer :

We have, (x2 + kx – 3) = (x – 3) (x + 1)

So, the value of k can be calculated as follows:

(x2 + kx – 3) = x2 – 3x + x – 3

x2 + kx – 3 = x2 – 2x – 3

On comparing the coefficients, we get,

kx = - 2x

k = - 2

Thus, the value of k = - 2

Hence, option B is correct

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