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vanz

  • 5 years ago

when would you use factoring in real life?

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  1. ash2326
    • 5 years ago
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    Factoring is required for solving quadratic , cubic equations which have direct application in real life problems like trajectory of a parabola, to find maxima and minima of a function and so on.

  2. vanz
    • 5 years ago
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    No I mean like "You would quadratics to see how far away a house is"

  3. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    You have 1001 M&Ms to share among 12 friends (plus yourself). Can you divide them evenly? Factoring 1001 = 7*11*13 would allow you to immediately see that you can. Just the first example that popped into my head :)

  4. ash2326
    • 5 years ago
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    yeah, if used along with trigonometry, it can be used to find the distance of a house or its height .

  5. vanz
    • 5 years ago
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    all I need is onneee more!

  6. anonymous
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    Just try to think of some other instance where you might need to divide something and thus it would behoove you to know whether one number contains the other as a factor.

  7. vanz
    • 5 years ago
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    Oh wait I mean factoring quadratics, how would you use that in real life, sorry hehe

  8. anonymous
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    I really can't see how we use factoring in real life......

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