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AonZ
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I forgot how to factorise this! :(
3x^2 +2xy  8y^2  8x +14y3
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AonZ Group Title
I forgot how to factorise this! :( 3x^2 +2xy  8y^2  8x +14y3
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ilfy214 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Is this your equation? \[3x^2 +2xy  8y^2  8x +14y3\]
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ilfy214 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Sorry, I was trying to get my question answered.. Anyways! What do we know? We know that the following can be factored out: \[x^2\]\[8y^2\]\[14\] I left out 3 and why because they can only be only be factored out by 1.
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ilfy214 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Not "why". I meant "y"
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ilfy214 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Am I not making any sense? damn
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AonZ Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
for some reason i cant factorise this question :/ i dont see taking out these common factors to be any help...
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AonZ Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i know its possible to factorise this but i ahve no idea how http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=factorize+3x%5E2+%2B2xy++8y%5E2++8x+%2B14y3
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ilfy214 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
It will! Promise.
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AonZ Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
umm, what method of factorising is this?
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ilfy214 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
REVERSE FOIL Starting with 3x^2 and 8y^2, what can they be factored into?
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ilfy214 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
3 and 1, x and x 2 and 4, y and y
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sorry, but i dont understand what your talking about :/
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ilfy214 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[3x \times x = 3x^2\]\[2y \times 4y = 8y^2\] Is that not correct?
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AonZ Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes thats correct
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ilfy214 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
But its a negative so \[4y \times 2y = 8y^2\]
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ilfy214 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
But really from that link you posted, you can take out \[(x+2y3)\] From the this you can take out x \[3x^2 + 2xy  8x\] From this you can factor out 2y \[2xy  8y^2 +14y\] And lastly 3\[3\]
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ilfy214 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
...."you can factor out"....
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ilfy214 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I guess you can I tried to find the greatest common factor in each, instead of reverse foil. Reverse FOIL is mostly for trinomials..
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AonZ Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
mhm i tried that. Btw i never done reverse foil before so is there any other way?
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is it possible if you find the greatest common factor?
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ilfy214 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Yes. I just showed you... Also some methods are:  Number of Terms  Factor Out the GCF First  Reversing FOIL  Guess and Check
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ilfy214 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Its possible because that is what I did. For your x, you can factor out x ONLY because 3 is not a factor of 8. Also the lowest variable is x in all three. \[3x^2+2xy−8x\]
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dw:1376184367770:dw
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ilfy214 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
you forgot to completely factor out \[( 8x^2  14y)\]
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dw:1376184611607:dw
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ilfy214 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Also, this equation is an alternate form of your polynomial, not your polynomial factored out... Besides did you mean to write this instead?\[x (3 x+2 y8)+(148 y) y3\]
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ilfy214 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Its okay :)
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ilfy214 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Lets try this again! Take out your GCF from your polynomial.... \[3x^2 +2xy  8y^2  8x +14y  3\]
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AonZ Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
not sure how...
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ilfy214 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
X, Y and your constant are separate cases. Like what I wrote if you scroll up.
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ilfy214 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Let me try again! Here is your GCF, right? \[(x+2y − 3)\] When it comes to your x variables, only x can be factored out since 3 is not a factor of 8 even thought 2 is. Also you can't factor out x^2 because each monomial does not x^2. They all have at least one. \[3x^2 + 2xy − 8x\] Also these monomials are the only ones with an "x"
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AonZ Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
still dont get how you got ur GCF...
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ilfy214 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
When it come to your y variables, you can factor out 2y because 2 is the greatest common factor. \[2xy−8y^2+14y\] And lastly for 3. It is the only constant. So when factoring, all you will use is (1) (3) \[−3\]
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ilfy214 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Do you know what the term GCF is? GREATEST COMMON FACTOR
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AonZ Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yea... but how did you get it...
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ilfy214 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I thought I just showed you and explained it to you..
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ilfy214 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
EXAMPLE: What are the factors and GCF for these numbers? 2  1, 2 3  1, 3 12  1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 12 The GCF for these is 1.
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