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anonymous
 one year ago
What does it mean to write the expression x^2 + 2x  24 as a product of two linear expressions?
anonymous
 one year ago
What does it mean to write the expression x^2 + 2x  24 as a product of two linear expressions?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So just factor it? That is it?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I thought all that fancy text was supposed to mean something? All well, that is pretty easy!!!

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thanks for the help!!!

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1factor of that equation would be like (xb)(x+b) which is same as linear equation y=mx+b

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Does all this fancy text also just mean to factor? Rewrite x^2  8x + 16 as a square of a linear expression.

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes right there is a word `square` that means u answer would be (xh)^2 you will get same parentheses here is an example x^2+4x+4 we need two number when we multiply them we should get product of AC =4 times 1 =4 and when we add/subtract them we should get middle which is also 4 in this question so 2 times 2 =4 2+2=4 factors are (x+2)(x+2) which can be written as (x+2)^2

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So would x^2 + 2x  24 be (x4)(x+6)?

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.16 times 4 = 24 yes 64 =2 so yes

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0And so x^2  8x + 16 should be (x4)^2, correct?
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