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anonymous
 one year ago
What is the completely factored form of f(x) = x^3 – 2x^2 – 5x + 6?
f(x) = (x + 2)(x – 3)(x + 6)
f(x) = (x + 2)(x – 3)(x – 6)
f(x) = (x – 2)(x + 3)(x – 1)
f(x) = (x + 2)(x – 3)(x – 1)
anonymous
 one year ago
What is the completely factored form of f(x) = x^3 – 2x^2 – 5x + 6? f(x) = (x + 2)(x – 3)(x + 6) f(x) = (x + 2)(x – 3)(x – 6) f(x) = (x – 2)(x + 3)(x – 1) f(x) = (x + 2)(x – 3)(x – 1)

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phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if you multiply just the "numbers" part, that has to give you the "just numbers" part in x^3 – 2x^2 – 5x + 6 (i.e. 6)

ZeHanz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Because you already have four "answers", you don't have to do the actual factoring yourself. You can find the right one by multiplying out every answer until you get f. BUT: this is a lot of work. Now look at the constants within the brackets. Multiplying them should give you 6, because that is the constant term of f. You think "b" is right? Let's check: 2*(3)*(6)=...

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@stuckalot f(x)=(x^3x^2)+(x^25x+6)

ZeHanz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes, so it's not b! Try the other ones.
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