ArieltheArtist
Factor and solve for x :
y=x2+3x+2
My Answer: (x+2)(x+1)
Is this right?
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lets us check it
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you can also use FOIL and yes you are correct
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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
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solve for x now: (2nd part of your instructions)
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Thx I really appreciate it :) So solving for x is the same as find the x-intercepts
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|dw:1359764026610:dw|in this case yes
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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 :)
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x intercepts is just the location where the function crosse the x axis
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