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keana
 4 years ago
Using complete sentences, explain how to completely factor: 2x2  6x  36
keana
 4 years ago
Using complete sentences, explain how to completely factor: 2x2  6x  36

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0First, factor out the GCF, 2. 2(x^2  3x  18) 2(x  6)(x + 3)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok, find two numbers that will give you a product of \[72 (2 \times 36)\] and that will add up to \[6\] The two numbers in this case would be 12 and 6. So we rewrite the equation as \[2x^2 12x+6x36\] and then factor out the common factors \[2x(x6)+6(x6)\]

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Can you go on from there?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0product of \[72 \]because of\[ (2 \times 36)\] *
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