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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Factor 3x^2y^2 - 2xy^2 - 8y^2. Show your work

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @ybarrap @DullJackel09 @sweetburger @peachpi @yomamabf Can any of you guys help?

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    There's a common factor in each term. Can you find it?

  4. ybarrap
    • one year ago
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    Hint: $$ 3x^2y^2 - 2x\color{red}{y^2} - 8y^2 $$

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Sorry for the delay. Something came up.

  6. anonymous
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    So what do I do with the y^2?

  7. anonymous
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    Do I subtract them, add them, or...?

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @sdfgsdfgs why are you constantly looking at this thread? You've been coming to this thread and going constantly for the past 22 minutes since I posted this thread.

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Sorry to get off topic ybarrap but I'm just really curious as to why he is constantly coming and going

  10. sdfgsdfgs
    • one year ago
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    sorry @HannahLovesYouAllot i will butt out now :P

  11. ybarrap
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1434762207282:dw|

  12. anonymous
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    so (3x^2y^2 - 2x - 8y^2)y^2

  13. ybarrap
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    Close $$ (3x^2 - 2x - 8)y^2 $$ See what we did?

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Oh so you take out every one of the y^2. Alright

  15. ybarrap
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    that's right Now factor this - (3x^2 - 2x - 8) hint: one factor is x-2 (x-2)(3x+?)=3x^2 - 2x - 8

  16. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Where did the negative thats outside the parenthesis come from though?

  17. ybarrap
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    that's right Now factor this: (3x^2 - 2x - 8) hint: one factor is x-2 (x-2)(3x+?)=3x^2 - 2x - 8

  18. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Oh okay, so it was a typo. I got confused for a second! Would the second term be 4?

  19. anonymous
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    Second factor I mean

  20. ybarrap
    • one year ago
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    Perfect! You're done

  21. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Alright, you made it look a lot easier! Thanks!

  22. ybarrap
    • one year ago
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    You're welcome

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