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ArieltheArtist

  • 3 years ago

Factor and solve for x : y=x2+3x+2 My Answer: (x+2)(x+1) Is this right?

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  1. precal
    • 3 years ago
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    lets us check it

  2. precal
    • 3 years ago
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    |dw:1359763690448:dw|

  3. precal
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    |dw:1359763719651:dw|

  4. precal
    • 3 years ago
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    you can also use FOIL and yes you are correct

  5. precal
    • 3 years ago
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    |dw:1359763750461:dw|remember look at the last term what two numbers multiplied together equal 2 but the + sign in front of 2 states that you must add both numbers to get 3

  6. precal
    • 3 years ago
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    solve for x now: (2nd part of your instructions)

  7. ArieltheArtist
    • 3 years ago
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    Thx I really appreciate it :) So solving for x is the same as find the x-intercepts

  8. precal
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    |dw:1359764026610:dw|in this case yes

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    |dw:1359764074347:dw|

  10. ArieltheArtist
    • 3 years ago
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    thx :D you're a really big help and I figured lols justed needed to check. It was just asking for the x-int differently :)

  11. precal
    • 3 years ago
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    x intercepts is just the location where the function crosse the x axis

  12. precal
    • 3 years ago
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    yw

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