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anonymous
 one year ago
Solve by factoring
a) (2x 2)(x +4) = 48
anonymous
 one year ago
Solve by factoring a) (2x 2)(x +4) = 48

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midhun.madhu1987
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1(2x 2)(x +4) = 48 2(x  1)(x + 4) = 48 (x  1)(x + 4) = 24 Now open the bracket by applying distributive property...

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I do not get how to apply distributive property to this.

midhun.madhu1987
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1441083121881:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh okay so what would be next after that?

midhun.madhu1987
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1441083951580:dw you can factorize this quadratic equation by Quadratic formula...

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0How do I do Quadratic Formula?

midhun.madhu1987
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1441084384187:dw this is another method....

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0How did the 24 become a 0?

midhun.madhu1987
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Quadratic Formula is given by: \[x = \frac{(b \pm \sqrt{(b ^{2}  4ac})}{ 2a } \]

midhun.madhu1987
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Moved the 24 to the left side of the equation...

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh okay was just wondering how a 0 got there instead of 24 being behind the equal sign. So what would be next?

madhu.mukherjee.946
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0did you understand?

midhun.madhu1987
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Now we have factored till (x4)(x+7)=0 So, either x  4 = 0 OR x + 7 = 0 The values of x are: x = 4 or x = 7

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I understood it just do not know what is next.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh okay thank you for your help!
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