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

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

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

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

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

Mertsj
 one year 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
 one year 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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