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 one year ago
The volume of a rectangular prism is represented by the function x3 + 9x2 + 6x  16. The length of the box is x + 2 while the height is x + 8. Find the expression representing the width of the box. (2 points)
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x  4
x  1
x + 1
x + 4
 one year ago
The volume of a rectangular prism is represented by the function x3 + 9x2 + 6x  16. The length of the box is x + 2 while the height is x + 8. Find the expression representing the width of the box. (2 points) Answer x  4 x  1 x + 1 x + 4

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SamuelAlden917
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The width is x1 You first multiply (x+2) by (x+8) and you find (x2+10x+16) Then divide (x3+9x2+6x16) by (x2+10x+16) to get x1

InsanelyChaotic
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you copied that from what I said before

InsanelyChaotic
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1haha just kidding, but thats exactly what i said before

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You can do what you did in the previous example, but notice that when you multiply (x + 2) by (x + 8) using FOIL, the last term of the product will be 16. When you multiply that by another binomial (x + a), the result will have to have a last term of 16. That seems to show that the factor you are looking for is (x  1)

InsanelyChaotic
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1my answer is b
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