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stupidinmath
 3 years ago
factorable trinomials
whose first term is x^2 and last term is 16.
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stupidinmath
 3 years ago
factorable trinomials whose first term is x^2 and last term is 16. any more suggestions?

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satellite73
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i would write \[x^216=(x+4)(x4)\] but i am not exactly sure what the question is

stupidinmath
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@satellite73 TRINOMIAL = 3.

phi
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1list all pairs of factors of 16 1,16 2,8 4,4 now assign different signs (because the last term 16 is negative) 1, +16 and +1,16 2, +8 and +2, 8 and +4, 4 (of course 4 , +4 is the same thing) now you have all factors that will work first set gives (x1)(x+16) and (x+1)(x16) feel free to finish...
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