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anonymous
 5 years ago
Andrew factored the expression
6x^3+9x^23x as, 3x(2x^23x1). But when Melissa applied the distributive law and multiplied out 3x(2x^23x1), she got
6x^3+9x^2+3x; thus, Andrew's solution does not appear to heck. Why is that? Please help Andrew to understand this better. Explain and correctly factor the original axpression, if possible. If the expression is prime, so state this.
anonymous
 5 years ago
Andrew factored the expression 6x^3+9x^23x as, 3x(2x^23x1). But when Melissa applied the distributive law and multiplied out 3x(2x^23x1), she got 6x^3+9x^2+3x; thus, Andrew's solution does not appear to heck. Why is that? Please help Andrew to understand this better. Explain and correctly factor the original axpression, if possible. If the expression is prime, so state this.

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Stacey
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0When you factor out a negative the signs change, so instead of 1 in the parenthesis, it should be +1.

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0he goofed on the 1 part.. 3x(1) = 3x....

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok thank you. so the correct expression should be 3x(2x^23x+1).
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