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anonymous

  • 5 years ago

can anyone help with factors 3xsquare-16x+5

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  1. slaaibak
    • 5 years ago
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    (3x-1)(x+5)

  2. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    ok how did you do it like did you divide it or some

  3. dumbcow
    • 5 years ago
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    1) multiply 3*5 = 15 2)change equation to x^2 -16x +15 3) factor. find factors of 15 that add up to -16 -15+(-1) = -16 4)write in factored form, replace the 3 in front of x (3x-1)(3x-15) 5) reduce so that first terms multiply to 3x^2 3 goes into 15 five times (3x-1)(x-5)

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