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anonymous
 one year ago
Can someone tell me how you factor this for a medal?
anonymous
 one year ago
Can someone tell me how you factor this for a medal?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Factor 3x^2y^2  2xy^2  8y^2

MrNood
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that is not correct the first expansion of that would give 3x^ as a term  but there is no such term in the expression

MrNood
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@ImaGuest This is a good reason why you should not accept direct answers You have no idea of the competence of those answering  MANY answers here are just WRONG

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I know, thats why I said "tell me how you factor...". I usually don't accept direct answers anyways :)

Plasmataco
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1are you sure there is a 3x^2y^2?

MrNood
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[3x ^{2}y ^{2}  2xy ^{2}  8y ^{2}\]

Plasmataco
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1because that is kinda complicated...

Plasmataco
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1well. what do you do first?

Plasmataco
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1there is y^2 in every term, so you can factor that out.

MrNood
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0To be a factor  the values have to appear in every term you can see y^2 is in every term  so start by making that a factor

Plasmataco
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you will get y^2(3x^22x8)

Plasmataco
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1now. how do you factor 3x^22x8?

MrNood
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Plasmataco you should let @ImaGuest do the work 0 it's his question

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@MrNood I would if I could, and if I could I wouldn't be on this site.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I wouldn't have made this thread if I knew what to do

Plasmataco
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so, your answer would be y^2(3x+4)(x2)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok but I want to know how to factor this.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A direct answer is fine, but I need to show my work

Plasmataco
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I know. I'll explain.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0And if you could walk me through it, I would appreciate it

Plasmataco
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1when you factor a ax^2+bx+c,

Plasmataco
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1waaaait. im explaining, I like to give the answer, then explain.

MrNood
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you have the answer above y^2 (3x+4)(x2) now try the next similar question

MrNood
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.09 out of 10 posters will leave as soon as you give th eanswer

Plasmataco
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1when you factor, you look at a. if it's 1, you automatically get into a format of (x+?)(x+?)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well I didn't leave. What does that make me?

Plasmataco
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1? wat, im talking to Mr.nood

MrNood
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you didn't explain yet about taking y^2 out as a factor

Plasmataco
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok. when every term has a common factor, you can bring it out.

Plasmataco
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1say you have 2y4, 2 is a common factor, therefore, you can say 2(y2)

Plasmataco
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1now. back to the second part...

MrNood
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so what are you left with when you take y^2 from the original equation @ImaGuest ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Nah, Im still here. Sorry, someone was at the door.

Plasmataco
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1its fine, look above. do you get it so far?

Plasmataco
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok. whenever you factor with something like the second part, you always want to end up like (ax+b)(cx+d), a and c can be one.

Plasmataco
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I'll give you an example, that's the easiest way to teach you.

Plasmataco
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1when you factor Y^2+3Y+2, you factor into (Y+2)(Y+1).

Plasmataco
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1notice how 1*1=1 in the first term, 1+2=3, in the middle term and 1*2=2 in the third term

Plasmataco
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1that's how you want to factor every thing, it's like a puzzle.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yeah, I just finished reading them literally a few seconds before you said "hello?"

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yeah I do. Thanks, you were of big help!
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