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anonymous
 one year ago
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Factor completely: 3x3 + 3x2  18x (4 points)
3x(x + 3)(x + 2)
3x(x + 3)(x  2)
*3x(x  3)(x + 2)
3x(x  3)(x  2)
anonymous
 one year ago
Help me check my answer? Factor completely: 3x3 + 3x2  18x (4 points) 3x(x + 3)(x + 2) 3x(x + 3)(x  2) *3x(x  3)(x + 2) 3x(x  3)(x  2)

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freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So first we notice that all three terms of that given polynomial have a common factor.

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.13x^3 is the same as 3x*x^2 3x^2 is the same as 3x*x 18x is the same as 3x*(6) so we see the common factor is ?

Mehek14
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@kinserkara did you choose the third one? because it has a * by it

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1well your choices basically tell you the common factor is 3x but that leaves the x^2+x6 to factor

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1do you know which two factors of 6 have product 6 and also add up to be 1?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.03x(x^2  x 6) Then, factor the trinomial into a product of two binomials. 3x(x 3)(x+2)

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1well just a little bit you chose the number 3 and 2 but 3+2=1 which isn't 1 you almost got it; just switch the negative around

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you know that 3+(2)=1

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I'm still going to give @Cgsmith a medal because he did show how to factor x^2x6 which is (x3)(x+2)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah i wish i could give more than ne medal
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