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Diana0920
 2 years ago
how can I factor 2x^2X10?
Diana0920
 2 years ago
how can I factor 2x^2X10?

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dumbcow
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2multiply first/last > 2*10 = 20 find 2 factors of 20 that add up to "middle coefficient" 1

dumbcow
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2correct now split up the "x" into "4x 5x" then factor by grouping

Diana0920
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1that's what I don't quite understand

dumbcow
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2ok once you get factors rewrite it 2x^2 +4x 5x 10 split into 2 groups (2x^2 +4x)+(5x10) factor each group 2x(x +2)5(x+2) pull out common factor of "x+2" (x+2)(2x5) done

Diana0920
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1that easy?! Thanks! (:

dumbcow
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2thats it....use same steps for any quadratic factoring prablem
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