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anonymous
 one year ago
PLEASE HELP!!!
What is the factored form of 2x^2 − 7x + 6?
anonymous
 one year ago
PLEASE HELP!!! What is the factored form of 2x^2 − 7x + 6?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Alright so the way I was taught to do factors like this was first multiply the first term by the last term so 2*6=12

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Now we have to find something that multiplys to equal twelve and adds to equal 7

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The cross method is easier

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0um, 4 and 3? @recon14193

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes so what we can do is split up the center term now. It's not correct by normal math standards but when we're done you will have it factored

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so we have \[2x^{2}3x4x+6\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then we group them and factor from each

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So it becomes (2x3)(x2)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so is (2x3)(x2) the final answer?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If you see the attachments

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You will be able to see the cross method applied

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay, then why are my answer choices: a. 2 b. y − 8 c. x − 4 d. x + 6

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That's very odd because non of those answers are factored

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so what would be the right answer out of those?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well non of them are correct

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Is there a way to contact your teacher about that?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If not... Just pick one because the expression you have me can be put into a quadratic equation and when that is true you can never have just a variable and a number

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh okay. well thanks for your help anyway :)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sure thing... Non of the choices are correct so you shouldn't get penalized for it... I mean factored means to have two separate items to multiply with
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