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anonymous
 one year ago
Help solve, please. pq + qr  pq^2r
Will give medal
anonymous
 one year ago
Help solve, please. pq + qr  pq^2r Will give medal

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What are you solving for?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Factorize, sorry. I am supposed to factorize this polynomial 

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What do you think the first step should be?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I know what the first step is, I think. I'm supposed to find the GCF of the whole thing.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sorry.. there are FOUR terms, so you were correct. First find the GCF :)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No problem :) So, I need to split the middle term? I'm not sure how I should do that.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sorry, algrebra and I don't get alone, haha

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You will learn that later on :) This is a factoring by grouping problem.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What do you think the GCF of this polynomial is?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay, so this is where I am having the problem. I know how to factorize by grouping, but for this particular problem I am stuck on how to find the gcf.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1434403822581:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The GCF is negative q. Reason why is because it is used in all terms. Sometimes you have special cases like these that the sign won't always correspond with the problem.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh, that makes sense!

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You got it from here? I can verify your answer once you're done :)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think so. I got an answer of \[q(p+r  pqr)\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So close! You mixed up your signs a bit

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1434404084887:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh! I see now. Thank you so much for your help! :)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Awesome! Love to see that from the ones I help. I love factoring.. once you get the hang of it, it'll flow out just like water. :)
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