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anonymous
 4 years ago
Factor the trinomial.
16 – 6y – y^2
anonymous
 4 years ago
Factor the trinomial. 16 – 6y – y^2

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aroub
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1y^26y+16 y^2+6y16 (y+8)(y2)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it's telling me it's wrong

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Going step by step, you know the y^2 is negative, so it will factorise as (a+y)(by). Now just find two numbers, a and b, so that when you expand it you get 166yy^2

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Did that make sense so far? And, can you do the next step or do you need a clue?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im gonna take another shot at it. i was mixing around a few numbers before but i couldn't get anything to work

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Remember that (y+_)(y+_) will always give you a positive y^2, so to get a negative y^2 you need (_+y)(_y).

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Where _ just stands for random numbers

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Also notice that a and b will have to multiply to make 16, which makes your choices quite simple.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If you want to do it a different way, do what aroub did earlier by multiplying by 1, but remember at the end that you need to times one of the factors by 1 to get a y in there :D

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You're most welcome :D
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