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  • one year ago

Can someone please help me? Im a little confused. Given the following perfect square trinomial, fill in the missing term. x2 - 16x + ____ (3 points)

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    1,2,4,8

  2. eyust707
    • one year ago
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    wait wait im leading you astray.. It would be 64... because -8 *-8 = 64 and -8 + (-8) = -16

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ohhhh

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    i thought it wanyted me to find the gcf

  5. eyust707
    • one year ago
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    nope just find the number so that when you factor the trinomial both the things in the parenthesis are the same

  6. eyust707
    • one year ago
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    see we chose 64 because look what happens when you factor|dw:1437408003726:dw|

  7. eyust707
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    |dw:1437408032014:dw|

  8. eyust707
    • one year ago
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    Both are the same so it is a "perfect square"|dw:1437408067982:dw|

  9. anonymous
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    ohhhh bc they both go into -8

  10. anonymous
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    thank you

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    nvm! It said i got it incorrect but thank you for your time

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