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Factor completely:
1)) a^2  a  20
2)) x^2  5x  14
3)) b^2 + 12b + 32
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Factor completely: 1)) a^2  a  20 2)) x^2  5x  14 3)) b^2 + 12b + 32
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ByteMeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Here's a some hint to do these type of factoring problems: 1If the last term is negative (like #1 and 2), your factors will most likely be of the form (x+y)(xz) 2If the last term is positive, then your factors will be of the form (x+y)(x+z) OR (xy)(xz)
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ByteMeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So for example in #1, since the last term is 20, then your factors will look like this: (a + ??)(a  ???)
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ByteMeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
now think of two numbers that multiply to 20 AND add up to 1....
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hrcheerloveBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Okay I got the first two I need help with the 3rd one
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ByteMeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ok.. since the last term is +32, your factors will look like this: (b + ??) (b + ???) what two numbers can you think of that multiplies to 32 AND add up to 12 ?
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hrcheerloveBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Nvm I figured it out ! Thank you !
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