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vortish

  • 3 years ago

factor 7-8x-12x^2

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  1. nburgher
    • 3 years ago
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    the problem should be \[-12x ^{2}-8x+7\]

  2. vortish
    • 3 years ago
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    that is the way the books say it is

  3. RA1dALLDAY
    • 3 years ago
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    Cut out the negative numbers and regulate numbers so u don't get confused

  4. RA1dALLDAY
    • 3 years ago
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    Regular*

  5. vortish
    • 3 years ago
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    i know that 12 *7 =84

  6. RA1dALLDAY
    • 3 years ago
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    I could do this gimme a second but the stupid website warned me about giving answers so ill have to work it out with u......

  7. vortish
    • 3 years ago
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    its ok ra every one does it its just a good rule of thumb to help people understand how you got the answer

  8. RA1dALLDAY
    • 3 years ago
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    So if you take out 8x-12x^2..... It would what?

  9. vortish
    • 3 years ago
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    leave with you with 7

  10. RA1dALLDAY
    • 3 years ago
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    Is this question multiple choice?

  11. vortish
    • 3 years ago
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    no it just ask you to factor it

  12. RA1dALLDAY
    • 3 years ago
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    Ok so that means we have to do something with this -12x^2 okay

  13. vortish
    • 3 years ago
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    im still trying to figure it out hopefully some good old american country music will unlock this old mans stupid head

  14. RA1dALLDAY
    • 3 years ago
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    So underneath this equation put this.... (x ) (x )

  15. RA1dALLDAY
    • 3 years ago
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    Lol haha

  16. RA1dALLDAY
    • 3 years ago
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    Then from what I think I remember is that we have to find two numbers that will multiply to equal -12 but it has to be the 2 same numbers that will add up to 7 or something like that I believe.....

  17. vortish
    • 3 years ago
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    lo have you figured this out

  18. RA1dALLDAY
    • 3 years ago
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    Yup it would be 4 and three (x*4) (x*3)

  19. vortish
    • 3 years ago
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    nice try but that is not right so i have to work on another on

  20. RA1dALLDAY
    • 3 years ago
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    Ahhhhh I'm srry I haven't done it in a while :/ my bad bro...

  21. vortish
    • 3 years ago
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    no problem

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