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Factor each trinomial below. Please show your work and check your answer.
a^2 – 5a – 20
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rebecca1233 Group Title
Factor each trinomial below. Please show your work and check your answer. a^2 – 5a – 20
 2 years ago
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Mathhelp346 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1337737531550:dw
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rebecca1233 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Thanks. do you know how to do this
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Mathhelp346 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
all you would need to do is come up with 2 binomials and then distribute to get the answer
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Mathhelp346 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so if i gave you (a+b)(a+b), the answer would be a^2+ab+ba+b^2, or a^2+2ab+b^2
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Mathhelp346 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ok, give me 2 numbers
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rebecca1233 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
can you give me one please cause im quite confused so like x^2 a 25 ?
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Mathhelp346 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
um not exactly
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rebecca1233 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
can i use yours as one? cause im quite confused lol
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Mathhelp346 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so let's say you have (2+3)(4+5)
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Mathhelp346 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
what would be your answer?
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Mathhelp346 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1337737956653:dw
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Mathhelp346 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1337737995662:dw
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rebecca1233 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
times? 2 * 4 = 8
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rebecca1233 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
& 3 *5 = 15
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Mathhelp346 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes, and...?
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rebecca1233 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so what would the end look like ?
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rebecca1233 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
(8+5) ?
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Mathhelp346 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Rebecca, there's still more. You need to distribute the 2 to both the 4 and 5. Same goes for the 3.
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rebecca1233 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
im so confused can you show me ?
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Mathhelp346 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So basically, you would be solving 2*4+2*5+3*4+3*5
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dw:1337738187066:dw
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rebecca1233 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
simplifying?
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Mathhelp346 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
actually, we need some x's. hold on.
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rebecca1233 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the answer is 45
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Mathhelp346 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1337738245824:dw
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rebecca1233 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Thank you.. i got it :)
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