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dellzasaurBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Were doing some cubic stuff in class lol
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dellzasaurBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
its x^4+8x^220 @Algebraic!
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mathstudent55Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Start wit a substitution to make it simpler: Let u = x^2, then u^2 = x^4. Now re3place the x's with the u's: u^2 + 8u  20 Can you factor that one?
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dellzasaurBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@mathstudent55 Im not sure.... My teacher didnt really go over this so i have no idea. Would I pull out a 4?
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Algebraic!Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
u^2 + 8u  20 is a quadratic... you've factored a lot of those by now I think....
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Algebraic!Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
what two number multiply to give 20 and add to give 8?
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dellzasaurBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@Algebraic! 10 and 2
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Algebraic!Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
(u+10)(u2) = (x^2 +10)(x^2 2)
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Algebraic!Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
(x^22) is a difference of squares.. so you can factor that ...
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dellzasaurBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@Algebraic! Okay so what would i do with the other equation?
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Algebraic!Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
(x^2+10) ? no real roots...
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