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anonymous
 one year ago
how do i factor a^2b^24b4?
anonymous
 one year ago
how do i factor a^2b^24b4?

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steve816
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I don't think it's factorable...

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh...I got stuck at (a+b)(ab)4(b+1). Thanks! For some reason, if you insert the equation into http://www.wolframalpha.com/widgets/view.jsp?id=e7040eab64a24724666a4991fb077bd2, it can be factorable

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0^^wolfram factoring calculator http://www.wolframalpha.com/widgets/view.jsp?id=e7040eab64a24724666a4991fb077bd2

Directrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2a^2  b^2 4b  4 = a^2  ( b^2 +4b + 4)

Directrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2This expression is the difference of the perfect square a^2 and the perfect square trinomial ( b^2 +4b + 4)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes, that was what the answer was suppose to be. I always end up grouping the wrong polynomials. Thanks.

Directrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2a^2  ( b^2 + 4b + 4) = a^2  [(b + 2)*(b+2)] = a^2  ( b + 2)^2 =

Directrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2a^2  ( b + 2)^2 = ? @one234 (I grouped the wrong ones together on my first try, too. :) )

Directrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2a^2  ( b + 2)^2 = [ a + (b + 2 ) ] * [ a  ( b + 2 ) ]

Directrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I think you have a sign error in distributing the negative here: [ a  ( b + 2 ) ]

Directrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2 ( b + 2 ) The negative applies to both the b and the 2. So, what would be the correct answer? @one2345 (Or, did I mess up?)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0(ab2) I didn't realize it was necessary to use the parentheses. :P

Directrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2[ a + (b + 2 ) ] * [ a  ( b + 2 ) ] = (a + b + 2) * (a  b  2)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0would you mind showing me how to do one more factoring problem?

Directrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Glad to help. Try the problem I attached. Post what you get, okay?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1443592919361:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Could you check my work for this problem? I did something wrong...

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1443593102956:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1443593233945:dw

Directrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2This looks okay  now simplify within parentheses.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1443593838420:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1443593990406:dw

Directrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dw:1443594027672:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I was doing this on paper and I just realized my error and corrected it online. Anyway, thank you so much for helping me. I really appreciate it.

Directrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2You are welcome. If you want to practice tomorrow, I'll look for you.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That's fine. :) I'm studying today for a factoring quiz i have tomorrow. I have to leave now, good night!
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