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anonymous
 one year ago
I'll FAN & MEDAL!!!
Factor the expression 8x^3y − 8x^2y − 30xy.
anonymous
 one year ago
I'll FAN & MEDAL!!! Factor the expression 8x^3y − 8x^2y − 30xy.

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do you have a basic idea as to what to do?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok.. let's start off w/ the basics: You need to simplify this crazy expression by factoring out the GCF of this expression.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do you know what "GCF" stands for?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0greatest common factor

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Correct ! So, what do you think would be the GCF of this expression?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Correct.. wow you know how to do this!! Do you know how to factor "2xy" w/ this expression? Or is there where you get stumped?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah i got lost right there

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1436457892829:dw This is how you factor it out.. basically dividing polynomials.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0From where? Ask me where you don't get it. :)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0We need to factor OUT the GCF from the expression. By dividing.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I don't get why we are dividing. Like if it was x^2x+25 Then it would be (x5)(x+5)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Like im not used to dividing when factoring expressions

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That is a trinomial... that's different :)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Wait, no. After factoring out the GCF, it doesn't go away.. you'll see what I'll do... before putting it into that final parenthesis, you need to factor out any GCF's you see

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1436458437754:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do you see what I did there?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0NOW I will be applying the factoring by trinomials method.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The "2xy(" off to the side will remain there.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so it would be 2xy(2x3)(2x+5)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank you soo much! :)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Np! I love factoring haha
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