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Bill keeps a colony of honeybees on his property. He has created an expression to represent the number of honeybees that are in the colony t years after he decided to create the colony. The expression Bill created is -16t4 160t2 – 144. After deciding to create the colony, it took a fair amount of time to prepare before actually getting bees in his colony. After some time, the population in the colony started to decrease; eventually Bill lost his colony. a. How could you use Bill’s expression to find out when Bill first got his honeybees and when he lost his colony?

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  1. anonymous
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    b. Factor out a negative 1 from the expression using a bracket. Then rewrite the first term inside the bracket as the square of a term. Do this so that if the term being squared were replaced with a variable, the term would have no coefficient.

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    @pooja195 Please help me!! I am so stressed right now

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