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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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[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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MiaKittyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
The first one is factored by grouping, I am confused on the 2nd. :D
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dpgreenBest 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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dpgreenBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
you get 3m(m+2n)+7(m+2n)
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dpgreenBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
then you can simplify it as (3m+7)(m+2n)
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MiaKittyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Hmm...yes, can you show me the first one to make sure?
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MiaKittyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
a.4x2 + 12xy + 2x + 2y
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dpgreenBest 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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dpgreenBest 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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MiaKittyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Yes, I really don't understand this!!! I hate math and science. :(
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dpgreenBest 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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MiaKittyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Oh, wow, lol! Then what do I say?
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dpgreenBest 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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dpgreenBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
A. cannot be factored by grouping B. can
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MiaKittyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Oh, lol! Thx!! :D totally think this stuff is hard!!
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MiaKittyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Now I need the other one aboutr Jose. :)
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