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evy15
 3 years ago
Factor 3x^412x^2
evy15
 3 years ago
Factor 3x^412x^2

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Mertsj
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1What do those two terms have in common?

abb0t
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[3x^2(x^24)=3x^2(x+a)(xa)\]

Mertsj
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So you need to factor out 3x^2

Mertsj
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1What is the other factor?

Mertsj
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1If you multiply that, using the distributive property, do you get 3x^412x^2?

Mertsj
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Then that can't be correct. It would be like me saying that the factors of 8 are 3 and 9. You would say that's not right because 3 time 9 is not 8. And you would be right.

Mertsj
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So you have to write factors that multiply back to 3x^412x^2
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