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Alex_Mattucci

  • one year ago

I need some help factoring trinomials. The first one is 4x^2-12x+9

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  1. rishavraj
    • one year ago
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    http://www.purplemath.com/modules/solvquad.htm

  2. Alex_Mattucci
    • one year ago
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    could you help me with this one?

  3. rishavraj
    • one year ago
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    try this one https://www.mathsisfun.com/algebra/factoring-quadratics.html yup for sure:))

  4. rishavraj
    • one year ago
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    did u give a try ....just visit the second link and give another try :))

  5. Alex_Mattucci
    • one year ago
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    yes i did

  6. Alex_Mattucci
    • one year ago
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    but it didn't come out right can you just help me with this one

  7. rishavraj
    • one year ago
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    hint : -6 - 6 = -12 and -6*-6 = 12

  8. Alex_Mattucci
    • one year ago
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    ohhh, i got -4 and -8

  9. rishavraj
    • one year ago
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    man -8*-4 = 32 not 36

  10. Alex_Mattucci
    • one year ago
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    ohhh yeah, i forgot it had to multiply to 36

  11. rishavraj
    • one year ago
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    lol ok :))

  12. Alex_Mattucci
    • one year ago
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    now i got 2x(2x-3)3(-2x+3) this cant be right...

  13. rishavraj
    • one year ago
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    man its 2x(2x - 3) - 3(2x - 3) = (2x - 3)(2x - 3)

  14. Alex_Mattucci
    • one year ago
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    oh you took put -3 so that the negatives switch around, did think you could do that

  15. rishavraj
    • one year ago
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    yeah u need to do tht so tht u get the same in () and u can take common

  16. Alex_Mattucci
    • one year ago
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    ok, thank you so much!!!!

  17. rishavraj
    • one year ago
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    yw :))

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