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Bubblegum_Girl

  • 3 years ago

How do you factorize brackets? Someone explain it to me thanks :) xx

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  1. frx
    • 3 years ago
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    What do you mean by "factorize brackets"? Could you please give me a example

  2. Bubblegum_Girl
    • 3 years ago
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    Okay, this is on my sheet. 4a+10 and you have to write your answer like this __ (______)

  3. tanjung
    • 3 years ago
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    find the GCD of 4 and 10 !!

  4. frx
    • 3 years ago
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    You look for common factors, example... a only exists in one term so you can't break it out. However, just as tanjung said, find the GCD(4,10) and break it out of the bracket. So GCD here is 2 since both 4 and 10 are divisible by 2 so the answer is: 2(2a+5)

  5. Bubblegum_Girl
    • 3 years ago
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    wat? I can't believe this u make it sound easy. I'm crap at maths but most of the time if u ask me something bout science or history I can get it.

  6. Bubblegum_Girl
    • 3 years ago
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    So wat's the GCD mean?

  7. frx
    • 3 years ago
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    Greatest Common Divisor

  8. Bubblegum_Girl
    • 3 years ago
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    oh okay thanks x

  9. frx
    • 3 years ago
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    No problem :)

  10. Bubblegum_Girl
    • 3 years ago
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    :) xx

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