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anonymous
 one year ago
Factor.
2x2 + x – 6
A.
(2x – 3)(x – 2)
B.
(2x – 2)(x + 3)
C.
(2x + 3)(x – 2)
D.
(2x – 3)(x + 2)
anonymous
 one year ago
Factor. 2x2 + x – 6 A. (2x – 3)(x – 2) B. (2x – 2)(x + 3) C. (2x + 3)(x – 2) D. (2x – 3)(x + 2)

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jagr2713
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Ok first we multiply 2 by 6 and get what?

jagr2713
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Good Which two numbers add up to 1 and multiply to 12?

jagr2713
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dont forget the 3 b.c i said 12 ok goo so its 4 and 3 so we rewrite 1 X x as the sum of 4x and 3x so we get \[2x ^{2}+4x3x6\]

jagr2713
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Ok what do we do next?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0we have to see what answer choice is equal to that?

jagr2713
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Nope we have to factor out common terms in the first two terms, then in the last two terms \[2x(x+2)3(x+2)\]

jagr2713
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So next we factor out the common term x+2 so we get ?

jagr2713
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1nope so if we factor out a common term which is x+2 so we get (2x3) and ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh so you add the three to the equation!

jagr2713
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yep so same for the other side but the 2x is already with the 3 so all we have left is?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0should it be (x+2) or ()

jagr2713
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1its plus b.c the equation is plus 2x3 is  b.c we have 3
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