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AEB047
 3 years ago
How do you factor x^24x+24
AEB047
 3 years ago
How do you factor x^24x+24

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Mertsj
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It won't factor by the usual methods since there are not 2 numbers whose product is 24 and whose sum is 4

JADASHA88
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can't be factored. use the quadratic formula which is x= b + or  the square root of b^2  4ac all over 2a a= the x^2 which is 1 b=the 4 c=24 hope that helped :)

AEB047
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I don't know what to do, though.

Mertsj
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So if you want to factor it, you could use the quadratic formula and find the roots. Then using the roots, you could write the factors.

Mertsj
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Are you sure you copied it right?

Mertsj
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[x=\frac{4\pm \sqrt{164(24)}}{2}=\frac{4\pm \sqrt{80}}{2}=\frac{4\pm4\sqrt{5}i}{2}=2\pm2\sqrt{5}i\]

Mertsj
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So the factors must by: \[[x(2+2\sqrt{5}i)][x(22\sqrt{5}i)]\]
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