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misswiss123
 2 years ago
Factor the expression: x3 + 2x2  3x  6
misswiss123
 2 years ago
Factor the expression: x3 + 2x2  3x  6

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SamuelAlden917
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x^3 + 2x^2  3x  6 x^2(x + 2)  3(x + 2) (x^2  3)(x + 2) (x^2  3)(x + 2) or (x + √3)(x  √3)(x + 2)

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3\[\Large x^3 + 2x^2  3x  6\] \[\Large (x^3 + 2x^2) + (3x  6)\] \[\Large x^2(x + 2) 3(x + 2)\] \[\Large (x^23)(x + 2)\]

misswiss123
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So what would I put down as the answer?

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3I would stop at \[\Large (x^23)(x + 2)\] instead of keep going to get \[\Large (x\sqrt{3})(x+\sqrt{3})(x + 2)\] because most books I've seen factor over the rationals
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