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shelby1290
 one year ago
Factor.
a)2x^2+10x+8
b)3x^2+12x63
c)2x^215x+7
shelby1290
 one year ago
Factor. a)2x^2+10x+8 b)3x^2+12x63 c)2x^215x+7

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0a)2(x2+5x+4) 2(x+4)(x+1) b)3(x2+4x21) 3(x+7)(x3) c)2x215x+7 (2x1)(x7)

shelby1290
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@CasidyCat how did you get those answers? Can you please show your work?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sure! Although explaining one will do the rest. For the first one, you find a common factor between all of the coefficients which was 2. I divided 2 out of all the coefficients leaving me with x2+5x+4. To find the simplified form, you use 5 and 4. The two numbers after the x in the solution must add up to 5 and be factors of 4. 4*1=4 and 4+1=5 so the solution was 2(x+4)(x+1). Does this help??

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1444102807733:dw

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Here are the general steps: what is the product of a* c? what are the factors of (a*c) that add up to b? pay attention to the signs rewrite b with the 2 terms regroup the original into 2 sets of 2 terms each and each group use the distributive property and rewrite with the common factor

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1444103082660:dw
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