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anonymous

  • one year ago

Factor completely −2x3 + 6x2.

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  1. DanJS
    • one year ago
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    What is common to both terms?

  2. DanJS
    • one year ago
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    largest even divisor of -2 and 6 ?

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    x^?

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    2

  5. DanJS
    • one year ago
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    Right, but for the term with the largest exponent on X, you usually want it to be Positive, so , i would pull out a -2

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok

  7. DanJS
    • one year ago
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    (-2) * (x^3 - 3x^2)

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    −x(2x2 − 6x) 2x(−x2 + 3x) −2x2(x − 3) Prime

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    those are the coices

  10. DanJS
    • one year ago
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    For the variable part, if every term has the common variable, you can pull out the smallest power

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    −x(2x^2 − 6x) 2x(−x^2 + 3x) −2x^2(x − 3) Prime

  12. DanJS
    • one year ago
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    Pull out an x^2, and divide the remaining by that

  13. DanJS
    • one year ago
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    (-2x^2)(x - 3)

  14. DanJS
    • one year ago
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    you can check by distributing back to see if you get the original problem

  15. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    wat do u mean by thatok 1 sec

  16. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok 1 sec

  17. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok thnks bro

  18. DanJS
    • one year ago
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    welcome

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