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help_people
 one year ago
Some steps to rewrite the expression x3 − 4x + x2 − 4 as a product of three factors are shown below:
Step 1: x3 − 4x + x2 − 4
Step 2: x3 + x2 − 4x − 4
Step 3: x2(x + 1) − 4(x + 1)
Which of the following best shows the next two steps to rewrite the expression?
Step 4: (x2 − 4)(x + 1); Step 5: (x − 2)(x + 2)(x + 1)
Step 4: (x2 + 4)(x + 1); Step 5: (x + 2)(x + 2)(x + 1)
Step 4: (x2 − 4)(x + 1); Step 5: (x + 2)(x + 2)(x + 1)
Step 4: (x2 + 4)(x + 1); Step 5: (x − 2)(x + 2)(x + 1)
help_people
 one year ago
Some steps to rewrite the expression x3 − 4x + x2 − 4 as a product of three factors are shown below: Step 1: x3 − 4x + x2 − 4 Step 2: x3 + x2 − 4x − 4 Step 3: x2(x + 1) − 4(x + 1) Which of the following best shows the next two steps to rewrite the expression? Step 4: (x2 − 4)(x + 1); Step 5: (x − 2)(x + 2)(x + 1) Step 4: (x2 + 4)(x + 1); Step 5: (x + 2)(x + 2)(x + 1) Step 4: (x2 − 4)(x + 1); Step 5: (x + 2)(x + 2)(x + 1) Step 4: (x2 + 4)(x + 1); Step 5: (x − 2)(x + 2)(x + 1)

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amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1what do you consider for step 4?

amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1there are no labels on those ...

amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1if we factor out the common factor from step 3, what are we left with?

amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1hmm, x^2(x+1) 4 (x^2+1) ^^^ ^^^ looks to me like we would be left with (x^2 4), not the +4

amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1now, how would you consider factoring that (x^24) ? yes, since 2(2) = 4

help_people
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok could you chceck you one more for me?

amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1in a minute, im almost done on another post. but go ahead and post it
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