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[8.02] Determine whether the following polynomials can be factored by grouping. If so, factor the polynomials showing all work. If not, explain why this method will not work.
a.4x2 + 12xy + 2x + 2y
b.3m2 + 6mn + 7m + 14n
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MiaKitty Group Title
[8.02] Determine whether the following polynomials can be factored by grouping. If so, factor the polynomials showing all work. If not, explain why this method will not work. a.4x2 + 12xy + 2x + 2y b.3m2 + 6mn + 7m + 14n
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The first one is factored by grouping, I am confused on the 2nd. :D
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MiaKitty Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I think...HELP!!!
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dpgreen Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
yes it can take out the 3m from the first part and 7 from the second
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MiaKitty Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ok, thx. :)
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dpgreen Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
you get 3m(m+2n)+7(m+2n)
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dpgreen Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
then you can simplify it as (3m+7)(m+2n)
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dpgreen Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
good enough?
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MiaKitty Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Hmm...yes, can you show me the first one to make sure?
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MiaKitty Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
a.4x2 + 12xy + 2x + 2y
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dpgreen Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
yeah....im not so sure about the first one...i dont think you can do it by group factoring because it can't be factored unless done by completing the square or using the quadratic formula
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dpgreen Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
wait...you did learn about breaking it up into 3 and 1 or 2 and 2 right?
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MiaKitty Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Yes, I really don't understand this!!! I hate math and science. :(
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dpgreen Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
lol, I'm not a big fan either, but im pretty sure you cant do the first one, let me look it up
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dpgreen Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
yeah..you can't
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MiaKitty Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Oh, wow, lol! Then what do I say?
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dpgreen Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
they will all have to become a diff of squares to be solvable for the first one
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dpgreen Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
A. cannot be factored by grouping B. can
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MiaKitty Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Oh, lol! Thx!! :D totally think this stuff is hard!!
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MiaKitty Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Now I need the other one aboutr Jose. :)
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