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AEB047
 3 years ago
How do you solve 3x^2+9xy+6x^2=(3x+6y)*w
for w?
AEB047
 3 years ago
How do you solve 3x^2+9xy+6x^2=(3x+6y)*w for w?

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chaguanas
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Divide both sides by 3x+6y

mathstudent55
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Since w is only on the right side multiplied by a factor, divide both sides by that factor

mathstudent55
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Now try to factor the numerator on the left. First divide it by three. The factor you divided by 3x + 6y can also be factored. A 3 comes out.

mathstudent55
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1355790864929:dw

mathstudent55
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Are you sure last term on original problem's left side is 6x^2 and not 6y^2?

AEB047
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yep. That would be a lot easier.

mathstudent55
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You have 6x^2. I asked you if it's 6y^2, and you say you're sure it's 6y. Which is it: 6x^2 6y^2 6y
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