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  • 5 years ago

Which is a factor of x^2-11x+24 A. x+3 B.x-3 C.x+4 D.x-4

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  1. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    \[x^2-11x+24=(x-3)(x-8)\]

  2. anonymous
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    Do you know how to factorize?

  3. anonymous
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    I little

  4. myininaya
    • 5 years ago
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    if you have something in the form of x^2+bx+c: you find the factors of c that add up to be b

  5. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    rocktunegirl, if you go to this website, http://www.khanacademy.org/, and look up "factoring trinomials", it may help.

  6. anonymous
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    There are a number of methods you can use.

  7. myininaya
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    something like ax^2+bx+c: little more complicated, but still fun: find factors of a*c that up to be b and replace middle term with whatever this is and factor by grouping

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