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anonymous
 5 years ago
Factoring and solving polynomials?
anonymous
 5 years ago
Factoring and solving polynomials?

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What do you want to know about it?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I struggle with factoring in general. If I give you an equation could you walk me through the steps, perhaps?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I can walk you through, but I don't know any magical secrets to factoring. There are about three different ways to factor if I remember correctly. It's been a while.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The simpler of the two is 24x^28x.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok. The first thing that might make things look easier is to pull out a common factor of your coefficients. In this case, that means pulling an 8 out of 24 and 8.\[8(3x^2  x)\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Now, look at what can be pulled out in terms of variables. Both 3x^2 and x have an x in common.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Pull that out too, and you get: \[8x(3x1)\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Can either be pulled apart anymore?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes, I was asking you.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If they can't, you're done.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I only need Panther's help, dude.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0About the only thing I really showed you out of that is take things at a snail's pace if you are new to it or don't have your confidence built up yet.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I have to take an algebra exam first thing tomorrow morning is all.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Just take it step by step. We could have simplified the coefficients and variables at the same time. Instead, by simplifying the coefficients first, it didn't require a lot of confusion in keeping up with too much. That's probably the best advice I can give you. I have to get back to work though. Good luck with your exam!
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