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Helenshouse

  • 3 years ago

factor the polynomial: 4x^3+36x^2+4x+36

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  1. latremese40
    • 3 years ago
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    does this mean power^ 2 sumthin?

  2. Helenshouse
    • 3 years ago
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    36x^2 means xto the second power

  3. magepker728
    • 3 years ago
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    |dw:1353380469191:dw|

  4. magepker728
    • 3 years ago
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    if u want to solve for x then set it equals to 0

  5. Helenshouse
    • 3 years ago
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    Where did the 9 come from

  6. Helenshouse
    • 3 years ago
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    Make x = 0???

  7. magepker728
    • 3 years ago
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    you need to factor this by grouping. (4x^3+36x^2) in this you can factor a 4x^2 and the rest (4x+36) you can factor a 4 to make it 4(x+9)

  8. magepker728
    • 3 years ago
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    |dw:1353380942227:dw|

  9. Helenshouse
    • 3 years ago
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    Thank you, it helps to see it wrote out

  10. Helenshouse
    • 3 years ago
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    4x+9 can not be factored any further

  11. magepker728
    • 3 years ago
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    yeap

  12. Helenshouse
    • 3 years ago
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    Thanks!

  13. magepker728
    • 3 years ago
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    np

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