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anonymous
 4 years ago
How would you solve x^4=2x^21? Precalculus prerequisites
anonymous
 4 years ago
How would you solve x^4=2x^21? Precalculus prerequisites

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Start by factoring it.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I believe so, it says solve the equation algebraically.. however, I feel braindead right now, it isn't clicking. I tried factoring, nothing goes into either.. does it?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0As in if you are using the method of what goes into the constant that multiplys to get the constant in front of the x^4 term and also adds to get the middle term. So more or less 1 and 1...

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm beyond confused.. that doesn't sound familiar at all.. english please? haha

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok I'll just do whatever else does on here and maybe you'll see it from the answer.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that's like precalc inception, I honestly would never think of that..

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0There are different ways to factor, I've always begun with the method I tried to describe. If you look, the two negative ones multiply to get the constant of 1 in front of the x^4 and add to get the 2 in the middle.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wait.. so it'd be like (x^2  1) (x^2  1) as you said, then.. how would you add the 2 if that's already a coefficient?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that's where it doesn't make sense, because I always remembered when factoring you can't take out any coefficients unless your simplifying?
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