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vivalakoda
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Factoring help?
x^2+ 24x + 144
Can someone show me the steps on how to factor this?
 2 years ago
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vivalakoda Group Title
Factoring help? x^2+ 24x + 144 Can someone show me the steps on how to factor this?
 2 years ago
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JenniferSmart1 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[x^2+24x+144\] so he gave you the answer....do you know how to get to that answer?
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jayz657 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1350243132997:dw
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micahwood50 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@jayz657 Care to explain how you got it?
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vivalakoda Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Thanks for the answer, but I really want to understand how to do the problem.
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micahwood50 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
What does this mean? @jayz657
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jayz657 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
find multiples that multiples to 144 and find terms that add up to 24
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jayz657 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the numbers that meet those conditions are your factors
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vivalakoda Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
I still don't understand. But thank you
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jayz657 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
sorry i explain better so you have a quadratic x^2 + bx + c and the cross this shows thisdw:1350243509596:dw so (d)(e) has to = c and d + e has to = b
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jayz657 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i hope you got this so after you get d and e your answer will be (x+d)(x+e)
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vivalakoda Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Makes sense. Thank you! :)
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jayz657 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
haha np glad to help and make sure that there is no coefficient in front of the x^2 for this to work, otherwise you have to take it a step further
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